With A Fond Insta Post, Masaba Gupta Is All Praise For Mom Neena In ‘Badhaai Ho’

Posted: October 18, 2018

Unable to contain her excitement after watching ‘Badhaai Ho’, fashion designer Masaba Gupta wrote a warm post on Instagram totally appreciating her mother and the movie.  

Even before the official release of the Bollywood movie ‘Badhaai Ho’ starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra, people are all praise for it. First in the line to do so is none other than Masaba Gupta, one of India’s leading fashion designer. She is the daughter of legendary cricketer Viv Richards and actress Neena Gupta, who plays the very important role of the pregnant wife/mother in the movie Badhaai Ho.

Masaba watched the movie a couple of days ago with her mother in a special screening arranged for all the cast, crew and other members of the movie fraternity. She was extremely delighted after watching the movie. Totally unable to contain her excitement Masaba immediately took to Instagram and wrote a very warm post, wholeheartedly appreciating the movie and her mother’s performance.




It is the incredible acting of the entire cast that Masaba prioritised and spoke about first in her post. Having senior, experienced and very talented actors like Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, Sheeba Chaddha, Surekha Sikri and many others, how can we ever expect anything less than stellar performances? Also with movies like Vicky Donor, Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Andhadhun in his kitty, I don’t think there is the need to say any more about the uniqueness of Ayushmann’s movies.

The promising second innings

Words failed Masaba when she had to write about her mother Neena. She shared with us all, her mother’s personal regret of not getting to do ‘meatier’ roles when she was young. Masaba also gave her own reasons for this by saying that all nice roles have been saved for the second innings of her mother’s career, which is beginning now with Badhaai Ho.

Were you, like many others, under the impression that actresses’ careers are short-lived, only till they are glamorous or would end after marriage and children? Come out of the misconception folks! As Masaba wrote on her post, with the kind of movies Bollywood is coming up with these days, there is a bright second innings with better roles for everyone.

Lastly, Masaba individually appreciated the director, cast, crew, and everyone at Junglee Films (the producers) for making one of the warmest, funniest and loveliest movie. Funny indeed! We all got a peek into movie’s hilariousness from its trailer which itself looked very promising.   

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Means now where do I even start! This was just before we watched Badhaai Ho for the first time last night. Just 2-3 things to say 1.There are so many great stories out there & so many great films being made but nobody can touch a film with such heartbreakingly great actors. Your heart will literally break that they are only interested in showing you the best of their craft ! 2. Mom,to each time you questioned why you didn’t get ‘meatier’roles when you were younger .. it’s because they saved the best for your second innings & this is just the beginning .. I’m so glad you didn’t become bitter that’s the most important thing. Lastly,To the director/cast & crew and everyone at Junglee films – thank you for making a film that is actually not glossy assholery at all,it is in fact the warmest,funniest,loveliest little jagged shard of glass that we all need right now. #badhaaiho comes out a day earlier now cos no one can wait. So it’s the 18th of October ! Excuse my language but i am so happy. 💗

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Badhaai Ho is directed by Amit Ravindernath, written by Shantanu Srivastava, Akshat Ghildial and Jyoti Kapoor. It addresses important issues like the stigma surrounding elderly couples who are sexually active, dealing with the idea of our parents having sex, and the fact that age doesn’t define sexual needs, in an extremely humorous way.  

Badhaai Ho is releasing early as no one can wait. It is releasing today! Head to theaters for a hearty laugh and some highly entertaining family drama.  

If you still haven’t watched, then here is the trailer for you.

Image Source – Still from the trailer and Masaba Gupta’s Instagram post. 

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