Birthday: 04-07-1959
Age: 59
Star sign: Leo
Neena Gupta is a very popular and well-known figure to all. She is a successful movie and TV actress and also a director simultaneously. She was born in 4th July in 1959. Her work area is really extended. She played roles in different international films like- “Gandhi (acted as the niece of Mahatma Gandhi and released in 1982)”,“The Deceivers (released in 1988)”, Custody(released in 1993)” and others. In the movie named “ Khalnayak” which was released in 1993, she was a co-actress with the glamorous heroine Madhuri Dixit. She has also stepped into the world of TV dramas and serials which was started with the miniseries named “Khandaan” in 1985. After that, she acted in several TV series and serials. She had worked as the host of the program named “Kamzor Kadii Kaun” which was aired on the Star Plus. Another program hosted by her was “ Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin” which was aired by the Sony TV and this program achieved mass-popularity among the audience. She also worked as the director of several famous TV serials. She is also involved with theater. She operates a theater company named “Sahaj Productions”. As the recognition of her talent and work, she won the National Film Award twice- first time, in 1993 for acting in the best non-feature film named “Bazaar Sitaram” and second time, for being the best supporting actress by acting in the film “Woh Chokri”. Neena Gupta has a daughter named Masaba Gupta, who is a fashion designer. Neena got married toVivekMehra on July 15th, 2008.

Prahlad Kakkar

You would surely remember the Pepsi ad featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar. This ad was directed by Prahlad Kakkar, who was born on 24 March 1950. Genesis Film Productions is his progeny and he is reputed for his outspoken talk. Genesis was founded in the year 1977 and is one among the top production houses of India. It was very instrumental in popularizing television advertising. Kakkar possesses an immense liking for scuba diving. He is in fact a scuba diving instructor. A scuba-diving institute was founded by Kakkar during the year 1995; this school is known as Lacadives and is located at Kadmat Island. A hotel, coffee shop and a wine bar is also managed by Kakkar. Reading, swimming and cooking are the other passions of Kakkar. He was instrumental in breathing life into the concept of tea in India. This ended up in the formation of Tea Centre, which is connected with the Tea Board of India. Kakkar spent his early life in Mumbai and had his primary schooling in Dehradun. After completing his higher studies in 1966 he graduated in Economics in 1970. Kakkar entered the domain of advertising in 1971. He also tested waters in Bollywood. During 1971 he got himself associated with ace director Shyam Benegal and worked as assistant director in flicks such as Manthan, Ankur and Bhumika. Other than ad films, Genesis Film Productions was also involved in short films. Bhali is a short film which got Genesis Film Productions a good name. Kamasutra ads also made Kakkar popular. Reef Watch Marine Conservation, founded in 1994, is the child of Kakkar. Kakkar is involved in a pivotal role in Natura Outdoor Education Trust. On the personal front, Kakkar is wedded to Mitali Dutt Kakkar, who manages Offspring and Offshoot, film ventures. The couple is blessed with three boys. Kakkar fetched the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award from IIAFA for his immense service to film art and advertising.

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