Smita Patil was a special lady, says Amitabh Bachchan on her 61st Birth Anniversary

Smita Patil received two National Film Awards and was also the recipient of the Padma Shri in 1985

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Mumbai, October 18, 2016: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan gyrated to “Ke pag ghoongroo” with Smita Patil in the frame. He says she was a special lady.

The 74-year-old actor remembered the late actress, with whom he worked in films like “Shakti” and “Namak Halal”, on her 61st birth anniversary, which was on Monday.

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“Birth anniversary of Smita Patil…worked with her in ‘Shakti’ and ‘Namak Halal’…a special lady! A considerate friend,” Amitabh tweeted.

Smita was regarded among the finest stage and film actresses of her time and she appeared in over 80 Hindi and Marathi films in a career that spanned just over a decade. She received two National Film Awards and was also the recipient of the Padma Shri in 1985.

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Her work includes films like “Manthan”, “Bhumika”, “Aakrosh”, “Chakra”, “Chidambaram” and “Mirch Masala”. The actress was married to actor-politician Raj Babbar. She died in December 1986 at the age of 31 due to childbirth complications.

Her son Prateik is also an actor. (IANS)

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  • Diksha Arya

    A great lady and an amazing actress…

  • Ruchika Kumari

    Smita Patil was an outstanding actress but we lost her very early