Bombay Velvet producer Madhu Mantena is all set to marry designer Masaba Gupta in November.
The engagement has been scheduled for March 10 at Mumbai's posh J W Marriott and will be an intimate affair, to be attended by close friends and family.
The wedding, on the other hand, will be a lavish affair.
Says a close friend of Madhu, “Madhu has been feeling the urgent need to settle down. He wanted his earlier relationship (with actress Nandana Sen) to culminate in marriage as well. After years of searching, Madhu has found Masaba. They are so alike, it’s frightening."
Mantena has adjusted very well to Masaba’s family.
“Madhu gets along very well with Masaba’s mother (actress Neena Gupta). He has not met Masaba’s father (legendary cricketer Vivian Richards) yet but is expected to do so soon,” says Madhu’s friend.
In the picture: Madhu Mantena and Masaba Gupta. Photograph: Abhijit Mhamunkar