One of the most prolific and celebrated designer of India, Masaba Gupta unveils the first official trailer of show based on her life with Netflix, titled Masaba Masaba.
The series is written and directed by Sonam Nair and bankrolled by Ashvini Yardi’s Viniyard Films, the show also features Neil Bhoopalam, Neena Gupta, Suchitra Pillai, Tanuj Virwani, Shibani Dandekar and Gajraj Rao.
Masaba Gupta dropped the trailer on her social media profile. She captioned it, “OMG it’s finally here! Super nervous but SUPER EXCITED to share my trailer! Watch it on Netflix on 28th August! #MasabaMasaba, premieres only on #Netflix. #HotMess @NetflixIndia @ViniyardFilms #SonamNair @AshviniYardi @Neenagupta001 @neilbhoopalam @satyadeepmisra”
The trailer introduces Masaba, a fashion designer who runs her own label, has a complicated relationship with her mother (played by real-life mom Neena Gupta) and must learn to juggle the professional with the personal. We see Masaba handling a work crisis, having a discussion with her partner Satyadeep Misra, and confronting a salesman selling cheap knockoffs of her designs.
Based on real-life moments from Masaba Gupta’s life, this scripted series follows her unique background, the diverse worlds she straddles across fashion and family, and her foray back into the dating world. An inspirational, joyous celebration of her life, this fun series is packed with tongue-in-cheek humour, enacted by the mother-daughter duo, Masaba and Neena Gupta themselves.
Netflix’s series is a semi-fictionalised account of the fashion designer’s life. It will debut on 28th August 2020.