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Neena Gupta credits THIS person for helping her raise daughter Masaba as single mom

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Veteran actress Neena Gupta has a daughter named Masaba Gupta and this mother-daughter duo share a very strong bond. Neena had Masaba out of wedlock so she raised her as a single mom. But there is this one person whom the actress credits for helping her raise her daughter, who is an ace fashion designer now.

On the singing reality show ‘Indian Idol 11’, Neena was moved by a contestant’s performance and it was then when she revealed that it is all thanks to her father that she was able to raise Masaba. The ‘Badhaai Ho’ actress shared, “My father played a very important role in raising my daughter, he especially shifted to Mumbai to help me. I cannot express how thankful I am to him. He was my backbone during the most crucial time of my life.”

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The contestant was Rohit Raut, who is also raised by a single parent. Neena continued, “I don’t know what to say after such a marvellous performance and I feel so lucky to watch such a great performer live.

Earlier talking to Mumbai Mirror, Neena had opened about the difficulty she faced having Masaba out of wedlock with cricketer Viv Richards. She told the tabloid, “I would not have a child outside marriage. Every child needs both parents. I was always honest with Masaba, so it did not affect our relationship, but I know she suffered.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Neena was last seen in ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ in which she starred alongside Ayushmann Khurrana, Jitendra Kumar and Gajraj Rao. This Hitesth Kawalya directorial released on 21st February.

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