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Smita Patil Biography, Age, Death, Height, Family, Husband, Children, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 17, 2022

Short Biography

Smita Patil was born on 17-10-1955 in Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India. She was an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress & Theatre Actress who best known for her work in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali Cinema.

Smita Patil Complete Bio & Career

Smita Patil is the daughter of ex-minister of Maharashtra Shivajirao Patil. She was more passionate about theatre during her school days. She even participated in every school program, she considered it essential. She considered her supreme duty to raise a voice against injustice. That is why she used to take part in the movement in the metropolis. She preferred to work in Women's Pride Films. She always stated that love, dance, and weeping are not fated for the woman. Because of their thoughtfulness, they acknowledged marriage and love are two different things.

In her point of view, marriage was important just because of social responsibilities and for children too. This is the purpose why she was ready to work Raj Babbar with him even without getting married. 'Bhegi Palke' was her first film with Raj Babber. On the set of this film, Smita was fascinated by the calm and acting skills of Raj and the two went to subjugation in a couple's love bonds. This closeness led the union of the films such as 'Tajurba, Shapath, Hum Do Hamre Do and Aaj Ki Awawaj. The ace Director C. V. Sridhar who made her pair opposite Rajesh Khanna in 1982 for the film  Dil-E-Nadan. After the success of this film, Rajesh Khanna and Smita were paired in hit films such as   Anokha Rishta, Nazrana, Angaarey, Amrit and  Aakhir Kyon?. " Ek Andhera Lakh Sitare and Dushman Na Kare Dost Ne Woh" from Aakhir Kyun became the most popular songs of that time. M. Shyam Benegal viewed her first time on TV, and she only saw the characteristics of a flourishing celebrity in them.

Bainagal always had compliments about her that she had an expression of speech, a sense of heart and a voice such that she used to attract everyone. Shyam Benegal remembered that 'She had enough energy for his role when she came in front of the camera, but always looked without make-up. She is the fullest of professionalism in their true sense. She committed a relationship with Raj, against the desires of her family. And on 13 December 1986, she died due to childbirth complexities, at the age of 31, just in 15 days after giving a birth to her son, Prateik Babbar.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 1985 Arts

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Smita Patil died on 13-12-1986 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She died due to childbirth complications at age of 31. She had given birth to her son, Prateik Babbar and after two weeks she died.

DEATHDAY 13 December,1986 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Smita Patil Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Shivajirao Girdhar Patil
Mother Vidyatai Patil
Sisters Manya Patil Seth, Anita Deshmukh
Brother None
Husband Raj Babbar
Son Prateik Babbar

She was born to Shivajirao Girdhar Patil and Vidyatai Patil. She had two sisters named Manya Patil Seth and Anita Deshmukh. She was married to famous actor Raj Babbar till her death in 1986. She had a son named Prateik Babbar (actor). 

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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Smita Patil

  • she was a good photographer.
  • In 1977, she won the National Film Award for Best Actress for the film Bhumika.
  • She won the National Film Award for Best Actress for the film "Chakra" in 1980.
  • In 1985,she was conferred by "Padma Shri Award", by Govt of India.
  • On 13 December 1986, she died due to childbirth complications.
  • The Smita Patil Documentary and Short Film Festival was begun in her honour in 2012.
  • In 1974, she made her acting debut from the Bollywood film Mere Saath Chal.
  • Her son Prateik Babbar is also a film actor.

Smita Patil Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Smita Patil was 31 years 1 month & 27 days old age.