Smita Patil Birthday, Date of Birth

Smita Patil

Smita Patil (17 October 1955 – 13 December 1986) was an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. Regarded among the finest stage and film actresses of her times, Patil appeared in over 80 Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam and Kannada films in a career that spanned just over a decade. During her career, she received two National Film Awards and a Filmfare Award. She was the recipient of the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honour in 1985.

Patil graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and made her film debut with Shyam Benegal's Charandas Chor (1975). She became one of the leading actresses of parallel cinema, a New Wave movement in India cinema, though she also appeared in several mainstream movies throughout her career. Her performances were often acclaimed, and her most notable roles include Manthan (1977), Bhumika (1977), Aakrosh (1980), Chakra (1981), Chidambaram (1985) and Mirch Masala (1985).

Apart from acting, Patil was an active feminist and a member of the Women's Centre in Mumbai. She was deeply committed to the advancement of women's issues, and gave her endorsement to films which sought to explore the role of women in traditional Indian society, their sexuality, and the changes facing the middle-class woman in an urban milieu.

Patil was married to actor Raj Babbar. She died on 13 December 1986 at the age of 31 due to childbirth complications. Over ten of her films were released after her death. Her son Prateik Babbar is a film actor who made his debut in 2008.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Monday, October 17, 1955
Place of Birth
Pune
Age
65
Star Sign

The October 17, 1955 was a Monday under the star sign of . It was the 289 day of the year. President of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower.

If you were born on this day, you are 65 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, October 17, 2020, 9 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in 355 days. You have lived for 23,751 days, or about 570,047 hours, or about 34,202,833 minutes, or about 2,052,170,014 seconds.

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News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on October 17, 1955

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Date: 18 October 1955

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Date: 18 October 1955

output repts, US and Canada, wkly, tables

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Date: 18 October 1955

USSR returns Raphael's Sistine Madonna to E Ger; it was among 750 paintings seized after World War II

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To Keep the City Clean; Disposal of Newspapers Asked as Way to Diminish Litter

Date: 17 October 1955

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Deputy Comr Dodge lr on litter problem; makes plea on disposing of newspapers

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FIVE JOURNALISTS WIN CABOT MEDALS; Columbia to Present Awards Friday for Advancement of Friendship in the Americas

Date: 17 October 1955

5 newsmen win Cabot Awards for services to inter-Amer amity, Columbia U

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SOVIET NEWS MEN ARRIVE FOR TOUR; Group of 7 Plans to See the 'Best of Things' in U. S. on One-Month Trip

Date: 18 October 1955

spokesman for group of USSR newsmen in US B N Kanpov-Polevoy says group hopes conf will succeed

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Transport News and Notes; Defense Association Elects a New Head -- Master Chosen for Liner

Date: 17 October 1955

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Date: 18 October 1955

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Date: 18 October 1955

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Canada Dry in West Germany

Date: 18 October 1955

Canada Dry Internatl to build 10 bottling plants, W Ger

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