A leading tabloud quoted a friend of the couple as saying, "Things ceased to be the same between Neha and James after he went from India. They tried to keep the long-distance relationship going, but things just didn't work out."
Also when the tabloid contacted Neha, she sai: "Yes, Jimmy (as she fondly calls him) has moved to Washington. Beyond this, I don't wish to comment on my personal life."
The former Femina Miss India had earlier dated squash player Ritwik Bhattacharya. Their 10-year relationship ended in June 2010.