Neena Gupta has been a celebrated actress who has been part of both commercial and parallel movies. While women actors are now far more free-spirited and more acceptable for their modern approach, back then Neena Gupta governed all these qualities which was a big taboo then.
Neena Gupta has released her autobiography- Sach Kahun Toh where she opened up many facets in her life both professional and personal spaces, some of which were always discreet, but have now been put up in public domain.
The actress has opened up about a horrific casting couch experience with a notable South producer. She hasn’t disclosed the name of the producer, but dubs the moment which ‘froze her blood’. Revealing about the unpleasant incident, Neena says that the producer called her up to her hotel room in Mumbai, which was close to the iconic Prithvi theatre.
Neena Gupta was offered the protagonist’s friend’s role and disinterested with the minuscule role, she wanted to leave. And as she was ready to leave, the producer asked her why and questioned that wasn’t she going to spend the night with him. No sooner, she ran out of the room and left the place.