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Overview (3)

Born in Pune, State of Bombay, India
Died in Bombay, Maharashtra, India  (complications after child birth)
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Smita Patil was born on October 17, 1955 in Pune, State of Bombay, India. She was an actress, known for Bhumika (1977), Aaj Ki Awaz (1984) and Chakra (1981). She was married to Raj Babbar. She died on December 13, 1986 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

Spouse (1)

Raj Babbar (? - 13 December 1986) ( her death) ( 1 child)

Trivia (15)

Considered to be the best Indian actress of her generation together with Shabana Azmi.
One child by Raj Babbar; her son Prateik was born 28 November 1986. She died two weeks after her son's birth due to complications.
Won the National Award for her sensitive portrayal in Bhumika (1977) at the age of 21 being one of the youngest recipients.
Besides Hindi, she also worked in her mother tongue Marathi & did some Bengali, Kannada & Malayalam films too.
Art films were her forte but she also proved her capability by acting opposite Amitabh Bachchan in commercial films like Namak Halal & Shakti (both released in 1982) and signing films of various genres opposite Superstar Rajesh Khanna consistently in 1980-1987 period and giving hits with Rajesh Khanna.
Rajesh Khanna-Smita Patil were paired together in 6 successful super-hit films.
Cousin to actress Aboli Patil.
Aunt to actress Vidya Malvade.
Nephew Adeetya Deshmukh is a teacher in New York.
Sister Manya Patil Seth produced the film " Dubai Return". She was involved with Dev Anand discovery Atlee Brar in 1984.
Sister named Anita. She is a school teacher. Anita has two sons. Varoon and Adeetya. Adeetya is married to Katherine. They have a daughter named Zoe Smita.
Smita was engaged to Dr. Sunil Bhutani in the late 70's. Bhutani was well known for modeling in the advertisement of "Four Squares Cigarette Enviroment".
Close relationship with Vinod Khanna in 1980.
Had a baby brother who passed away when he was 1 year old.
Was involved with producer Johnny Bakshi.

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