Smita Patil

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Birthday
17, 1955
Birthplace
Pune, India
Death Date
Dec 13, 1986 (31)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1955
Birthplace
Pune, India
Death Date
Dec 13, 1986 (31)

About

Indian film actress who was widely associated with the politically charged films of the 1970s. In 1977, she was the recipient of the National Award for Best Actress for her work in the film Bhumika.

Before Fame

She first appeared in front of a camera as a television newscaster.

Trivia

The Smita Patil Documentary and Short Film Festival was created in her memory. 

Family Life

She was married to fellow actor Raj Babbar.

Associated With

Famed director Shyam Benegal was credited as having discovered her.