New Delhi, Sept 12: Bollywood actress Neena Gupta's daughter and popular fashion designer Masaba Gupta has announced that she is separating from her filmmaker husband Madhu Mantena and issued a joint statement as well.
Masaba Gupta is a popular fashion designer and married Madhu Mantena 3 years ago. The designer posted a joint statement on social media, which read: "Both of us have taken this decision after consulting professionals and our parents. The only thing we are ready to say right now is, 'what we both want out of life individually and separately is putting unnecessary pressure on the marriage and the love that we share. Hence we would take time off from each other and our marriage to figure out for ourselves what we want out of this life'." In the joint statement, Masaba added that they "still hope to find reconciliation."
"We are not strong enough to explain ourselves to even friends who deserve an answer from us.... All we can say to them is to give us time and to give us love when we reach out to you," Masaba and Madhu Mantena added in their joint statement.
Here is the complete joint statement:
Masaba emerged a popular fashion designer and owns House Of Masaba while Madhu Mantena is one of the four owners of Phantom Films along with Anurag basu, Vikas Bahl and Vikramaditya Motwane. Outside Phantom Films, Madhu Mantena has produced films like Mausam, Rakta Charitra and Ghajini.
Masaba Gupta had married Madhu Mantena in the year 2015 in a court marriage, and later threw a grand party for family and friends. Masaba is the daughter of Neena Gupta with cricketer Viv Richards.
Recently, rumours were rife that the trial separation took place as Madhu reportedly cheated on Masaba.
Masaba took to Twitter to answer what appears to be media person’s question about their relationship and the reason why she went for a trial separation with Madhu. Masaba posted a screenshot of a text conversation between her husband and the questioner, who is asking him if he cheated on her. “Sir, we hear that infidelity was the reason why you and Masaba went for trial separation, apparently she discovered you had cheated on her,” the screenshot read.
In her tweet, Masaba said that she will not tolerate ‘a single thing being said about Madhu’s character.’ “Going to address this because of the infidelity bit attached. Or maybe I will address more as it comes,given that I won’t tolerate a single thing being said about Madhu’s character. Not true,” she wrote in her tweet.