If there’s one thing about life that we all know, is that it’s short and unpredictable. Perhaps that’s why the need to seize every moment of the day is very important. Realising this very aspect of life Masaba Gupta, who is one of India’s leading designers, left everything and went to surprise her dad, former West Indies ace cricketer, Viv Richards, along with her mum, Neena Gupta, on his 66th birthday. It was indeed a family reunion long overdue. Richard’s wife, Miriam, was also present. Masaba missed her husband,producer Madhu Mantena, who couldn’t make it to the mini family reunion. Also Read - 10 Times When Neena Gupta Proved, Age is Just a Number, Through Her Sartorial Choices
Masaba shared a beautiful family picture on Instagram with an equally heartwarming message, “It’s been a bit astonishing, how short life can be… which is why I dropped every single ‘important’ thing I was doing to come surprise my dad on his birthday today and even had an impromptu family reunion. Missing the husband, though. Happy birthday, dad – I’m really trying to make this emotional, but you’re 66 now & still can’t send a whatsapp & think a smartphone is the devil incarnate. Slow claps .” Adorable isn’t it? Take a look at the post below : Also Read - Masaba Gupta on Body-Shaming in Bollywood: No matter How Many Conversations we Have, Top Roles Are Still Reserved For Only Some
Masaba Gupta was the love child of actress Neena Gupta and former cricketer Vivian Richards, who were dating in the 1980s. However, the two never tied the knot, which gave people enough reason to troll them, but the ace fashion designer has always been able to give it back to her disparagers. Today, while Viv Richards is married to Miriam, Neena Gupta is now married to chartered accountant Vivek Mehra. However, the two remain to be very good friends.Meanwhile, Masaba is quite an established fashion designer and has her own label, House of Masaba, which is frequently donned by Bollywood celebs.