By: Upula KBR, Mid-Day
Friday, July 27, 2007
Model-dancer Yana Gupta (remember Babuji zara dheere chalo?) has been missing from Mumbai's social scene ever since she broke up with actor Aftab Shivdasani, and the buzz is that she has shifted lock, stock and barrel to London. They say Yana Gupta has left Mumbai and moved to London to pursue a career in singing. When we call to check we're told that Yana is currently taking singing lessons at the Trinity College of Music in London and left Mumbai last Monday!
Says a friend close to Yana, "Yana has moved to London. She has left Mumbai for good as she's tired of living here now. After her break up with Aftab, she is moving on. Yana has always been a carefree soul and believes in living life to the fullest." The friend says that Yana has always been passionate about music and singing, so she has joined the Trinity School of Music in London to learn singing.
"She's planning to cut a music album soon. Yana will stay in London for the next couple of months and will come to Mumbai only when she has shows or other commitments. Yana is very happy with her choice," adds the friend.
However, when we check with Yana's business manager Poonam, she curtly tells us, "Yana hasn't shifted to London; she's only there on vacation right now. She's very much a part of Mumbai and is doing films and modelling. In fact, you will see a lot more of her soon." When we ask if there's any way we can contact Yana, she says, "I don't have any contact with her in London."