Smita Patil – Family, Fame & Facts

November 9, 2007 at 2:59 pm 1 comment

Name: Smita Patil

Birthday: 17th October 1955

Date of Death: 13th December 1986 (Complications after Childbirth – 31 years old)

Sibling(s): Brother Actor Anwar & Akhtar Hussain

Spouse: Bollywood Actor turned politician Raj Babbar

Children: Son – Smit Prateek

Parents: Father – Minister, Mother – Social Worker

Claim to Fame: Shyam Benegal’s Charandas Chor (1975) & her groundbreaking Art House films before pursuing more Masala mass films.

First Movie Success: Charandas Chor

Movies to Transform the Career: Charandas Chor, Nishant, Bhumika, Manthan, Bhavani Bhavai, Gaman, Chakra, Bazaar, Namak Halaal, Shakti, Aakrosh, Arth, Ardh Satya, Mandi, Qayamat, Sharaabi, Aaj Ki Awaaz, Thikana, Galiyon Ka Baadshah & Mirch Masala.

Family Connections: None. Got into industry as a news reader and discovered by Shyam Benegal.


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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. souvik  |  March 3, 2008 at 2:09 am

    Smita Patil is the realistic actress that bollywood had ever produced. She destroyed the myth that actresses require mannerisms to attract the attention of the viewers.

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