Prateik hopes to be Smita Patils ‘sunshine kid’


On the eve of the 27th death anniversary of his late mother, actress Smita Patil who died due to childbirth complications, her son Prateik reminisced about his “angel” and hoped to become her “sunshine kid”.

“It isn’t far from the time the heavens got the better of her worth and soul…27 years ago…remembering someone I never knew”,” Prateik posted on Twitter Thursday.

“She, the few that make me want to smile, to shine, to make her proud…got to be her sunshine kid…got to be your sunshine kid…my you,” he said.

Known for films like “Manthan”, “Bhumika”, “Aakrosh”, “Namak Halaal” and “Shakti”, Smita Patil had married actor Raj Babbar. She died Dec 13, 1986 due to complications in childbirth.

Prateik is also an actor and he was last seen on the big screen in “Issaq” with newbie Amyra Dastur.

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