Prateik Babbar Image Credit: IANS

On the 66th birth anniversary of actor Smita Patil, her son Prateik Babbar fondly remembered her with a touching note.

Taking to Instagram Story, Babbar wrote, “Happy birthday, mom.”

Smita Patil
Actress Smita Patil

In another story, he dropped a red heart emoticon.

Smita Patil, who was known for her contribution to the parallel cinema movement in the Eighties, died a few weeks after she gave birth to him. She was 31 when she died in 1986. Patil was a recipient of the fourth highest civilian honour of India, Padma Shri.

To date, people remember Smita Patil, the second wife of actor-politician Raj Babbar, for her versatile acting performances. ‘Manthan’, ‘Bazaar’, ‘Ardh Satya’, and ‘Waaris’ among others are some of Smita Patil’s memorable films.