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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)

  • Diksha Arya

    A great lady and an amazing actress…

  • Ruchika Kumari

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

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Amitabh, who has a following of over 36.9 million followers on Twitter, 12.6 million on Instagram and over 30 million likes on his official Facebook account, took to his blog on Thursday night to voice his opinion on social media.

He wrote: “The social media is the modern generation atomic bomb. It has the capacity to exercise a chilling response to the enemy; bringing them down to their knees, seeking pardon.

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“Over 7 billion humans in the Universe now have opinion and voice and capability to give a perspective to any move political or otherwise. And see it being spread through the medium it employs across the continents of habituated being… It is a scary ultimatum.”

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On the Bollywood front, Amitabh will next be seen in Ayan Mukerji’s upcoming directorial “Brahmastra”. The film also stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. (IANS)