Today is the birth anniversary of Smita Patil, a celebrated Film and TV actress and also a theatre personality. In a career spanning just a decade, she became a leading actress of parallel cinema , though she worked in mainstream cinema too .She acted in about 80 Hindi and Marathi films and left her indelible print. Her popular and well known movies include Charandas Chor, Manthan, Aakrosh,Chakra, Chidambaram, Mirch Masala,and Bhoomika.
A recipient of Padma Shri, she was also a winner of Filmfare Award for Best Actress & and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She was also actively associated with Women issues.
She died on 13 December, 1986, aged just 31.
Our humble tributes to the great actress !