MUMBAI: Actor Neena Gupta has married Delhi based Vivek Mehra, a chartered accountant working in a top shot commerce firm on July 15 in a secret marriage.

Neena confirmed the news. “Yes, I have married Vivek. The ceremony was on July 15,” was her short reply. Earlier, a source close to Neena told on condition of anonymity, “Neena has married Vivek. It was a secret marriage. No one except close friends knew about it. They got married in the US.”

The source even added, “They were very much in love and wanted to tie the knot for a long time. They decided July 15 as the date to get married.”

Neena shot to fame after it was widely publicised that she was having a fiery romance with former West Indies cricketer Sir Vivian Richards with whom she has a daughter Masaba.

A National School of Drama alumnus, Neena has acted in films and television serials. She has also been a director. Neena won the 1994 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Woh Chokri.