Bollywood actress Neena Gupta’s most-awaited story, which she wrote during the pandemic 2020, was released on 14th June 2021. The book is titled ‘ Sach Kahun Toh: Neena Gupta’s Autobiography ‘, after her popular video series on Instagram where she shared her reflections and life advice.
The Book ‘Sach Kahun Toh by Neena Gupta‘ is her story of a life well lived on her own terms with dignity and grace. While little about her life is unknown to the people, in this ebook Neena Gupta chronicles her extraordinary personal and professional journey.
The book Sach Kahun Toh is divided into five parts wherein her life story unfolds chronologically.
This part is about her childhood days in Delhi and years at the National School of Drama, New Delhi, India.
This is about her early years of struggle in Mumbai(city of dreams).
In this part, Neena wrote how her life changed when she decided to become a single parent to Masaba.
This part is about her career-high in TV followed by finally getting her big break in films through ‘Badhaai Ho Badhaai‘.
The last part ‘Four Guptas and a Mehra’ is where she dedicates a chapter each to her close family members.
‘Sach Kahun Toh by Neena‘ is a tell-all story about the life experiences that have made Neena Gupta an iconic personality. While it gives the readers a glimpse of what makes her a strong woman, it also tries to showcase her as not so unconventional as people perceive her to be.
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From becoming an actress from a middle-class background to breaking stereotypes to being a single parent, to finally finding love and having a family on her own terms– this is Neena Gupta’s Autobiography told in her own words. It’s noted that the author has tried to have a fine balance between revealing intimate details from her life to respecting other people’s privacy by concealing their identities in the book.
Overall, the charm of this book lies in Neena Gupta’s honest and conversational writing style. Fans of the actor would admire her a bit more for being brave and resilient after reading this book.
Neena Gupta is a two-time National Award-winning actor, producer filmmaker, and television personality. She started her career in Delhi’s booming theatre scene in the 1980s but decided to switch to film and television after acting in the 1982 Academy award-winning Gandhi.
Neena went on to star in several critically-acclaimed tv shows such as Mirza Ghalib and Khandaan. She also worked extensively in art-house and independent films such as Trikal Mandi, and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron.
Neena has acted, directed, and produced in several television shows including Siski Saans, and Son Pari. Her most recent works include award-winning performances in Badhai Ho Badhai, Panchayat, Shubh Mangal Zyaada Saavdhan, and The Last Colour.