New Delhi, Oct 17, News24 Bureau: Today is the birthday of one of the most talented actresses of Bollywood Smita Patil. Smita was born on 17th October 1955 in Pune and her father was a politician. Smita was such an actress that suddenly came in this industry. She started her career as a newsreader of Doordarshan but suddenly she got into films. She debuted in 1975 with Shyam Benegal's film 'Charandas Chor'. After this Smita didn't look back. She gave many good films in her 10-year career.
She got married to actor Raj Babbar and gave birth to their son Prateek Babbar. Due to some complication in pregnancy after the birth of the first child, she died on 13 December 1986.
On the occasion of her birthday let's check out some of the best pictures of Smita: