Veteran actress Neena Gupta, who plays a fiery 90-year-old grandmother in 'Sardar Ka Grandson', has shared her husband Vivek Mehra's hilarious reaction to her look in the film.
Neena, in a recent interview, revealed that she had initially rejected the film, but changed her mind after hearing the narration.
The actress shared that when she showed Vivek her look from the movie, he was taken aback.
"I had forgotten that I am playing an older (role). My husband once said, 'arre,' I showed him the picture, he said, 'Arre, kya ho gaya teri shakal ko? (What happened to your face?)' Maine kaha (I said), 'Well, I'm an actor'," Neena told News18.
Neena Gupta, who has a child with former West Indies cricketer Vivian Richards, married Vivek Mehra, a New Delhi-based CA, in 2008.
The reportedly first met on a flight from London to Mumbai and have been together for over two decades.
In the film, Neena plays an old grandmother with a heart of gold, who has a wish to see her home in Lahore. The 61-year-old brought tries bringing alive a 90-year-old with the aid of prosthetics for the perfect look.
Talking about actors now pushing the envelope and not shying away from portraying older characters, Neena told IANS: "It is because times have changed and the way people are writing scripts -- various kinds of scripts. The way actors are getting a variety of roles and the most important thing is that the audience is accepting it have also helped. It is a very encouraging thing."
The film also stars Arjun Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh. Directed by debutante filmmaker Kaashvie Nair, 'Sardar Ka Grandson' also stars Aditi Rao Hydari and John Abraham.
It released on Netflix on Tuesday.