Regarded as one of the finest actors of Indian cinema, Smita Patil never failed to woo the audience with her powerful acting chops. In the age of glamorous leading ladies, she was an actress whose eyes spoke volume and was the youngest star honored with a Padmashri. With memorable films like Mandi, Mirch Masala, Bhumika, Chakra, Arth amongst others, she was her entertaining best even in films like Namak Halal. Speaking about how films happened to her, Smita had recalled in one of her interviews, "It just fell in my lap. I was working on television as an announcer and I started getting commercial offers. At first, I just kept looking down and saying no because I had no idea what the industry was. I was brought up very strictly. I was involved in social work and as a student I never saw films." The actress was married to actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar, and passed away on 13rd September, 1986 at the age of 31 due to some complications, barely two weeks after giving birth to son … [Read more...] about Smita Patil’s 32nd Death Anniversary: Raj Babbar & Son Prateik’s Emotional Posts Will Tear You Up!