Neena Gupta Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Neena Gupta Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth July 4, 1959
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Vivek Mehra

Neena Gupta is an Indian actress and television director who has worked in numerous art-house and commercial films and TV series in an illustrious acting career that began in 1982. She won the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ award at the prestigious National Film Awards for her portrayal of a young widow in the film Woh Chokri (1994). In 2019, she won the Filmfare Critics Award in the category of ‘Best Actress’ for her portrayal of a middle-aged pregnant lady in the critically acclaimed comedy-drama film Badhaai Ho (2018). Neena has also directed successful TV series such as Pal Chin (1998), Saans (1999), and Siski (2000).

Born Name

Neena Gupta

Nick Name

Neena

Neena Gupta as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Neena Gupta as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Neena Gupta / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

New Delhi, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Neena had attended the Lawrence School, Sanawar, a private boarding school in Himachal Pradesh. After her high school graduation, she attended Delhi University and attained a Master’s Degree and M.Phil. in the Sanskrit language. She is also a distinguished alumna of the renowned National School of Drama, New Delhi.

Occupation

Actress, TV Director

Neena Gupta as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Neena Gupta as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Neena Gupta / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – R. N. Gupta (Deceased)
  • Mother – Shakuntala Gupta (Deceased)
  • Siblings – Pankaj Gupta (Brother)
  • Others – Madhu Mantena Varma (Ex-Son-in-Law)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Neena Gupta as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Neena Gupta as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Neena Gupta / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Neena has dated –

  1. In 1975, at the age of 16, she was married to a boy from Kolkata. However, their union lasted for only 2 years.
  2. Alok Nath – Neena had a brief affair in the 1980s with veteran Indian actor Alok Nath.
  3. Shaarangdev Pandit (1987-1988) – Neena and musician Shaarangdev Pandit were engaged in 1988 but their marriage was called off at the last moment.
  4. Vivian Richards – In the late 1980s, Neena had a brief fling with superstar West Indian cricketer Vivian Richards. Although they were never engaged or married, they have a daughter together named Masaba Gupta (b. November 2, 1988) (Fashion Designer) who Neena raised as a single mother.
  5. Vivek Mehra (2008-Present) – In July 2008, Neena got married to Vivek Mehra, a chartered accountant, and partner with PwC India, in a private ceremony in the United States.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Long, straight hair
  • Affable smile
  • Gleaming face
  • Has a mole on her nose
Neena Gupta and fellow actor Satish Kaushik, as seen in January 2020
Neena Gupta and fellow actor Satish Kaushik, as seen in January 2020 (Neena Gupta / Instagram)

Neena Gupta Facts

  1. She directed the 1993 TV movie Bazar Sitaram which won her a National Film Award for the first time, in the category of ‘Best First Non-Feature Film’.
  2. In 2017, fed up with the paucity of serious roles for middle-aged women, she wrote an Instagram Post stating her credentials and asking for acting jobs. The act of frustration not only grabbed media headlines but also got her 5 film roles and she accepted all of them.
  3. One of those offers was for the film Badhaai Ho (2018), the role that catapulted her back into mainstream recognition. For her performance, she earned a ‘Best Actress’ nomination at the 2019 Filmfare Awards. She became the second-oldest actress after Sharmila Tagore to receive such a nomination in Filmfare history.
  4. With veteran actor and fellow National School of Drama alumnus Rajendra Gupta, she ran a theatre production company called Sahaj Productions.

Featured Image by Neena Gupta / Instagram

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