- Smita Patil and Raj Babbar’s love story
- Smita Patil was giving heart to married Raj Babbar
- Beautiful memories of great actress Smita Patil of Hindi film cinema
Bollywood actor and currently senior leader of the Congress party, Raj Babbar is a well known name. Even though Raj Babbar is completely away from the limelight at the moment, the love story of Raj Babbar and his late wife Bollywood actress Smita Patil is still special. During an interview, Raj Babbar while referring to his first meeting with Smita Patil had said that we both met on the set of 1982 film ‘Bhigi Palkeen’. The film’s set was of Rourkela in Odisha. Raj Babbar says that our first meeting was fun-joking and noisy but one of the things that impressed me the most was Smita’s ‘Alphas’. I loved it so much that I had given my heart in the first meeting.
After some time Raj (Raj Babbar) decides to marry Smita, but he was already married. His first wife’s name is Nadira Babbar. In Smita Patil’s biography, writer Maithili Rao has written that Raj had separated from his wife and married Smita, but Smita’s mother was completely against this relationship. He also explained to Smita that he should not marry Raj. But Smita did not accept one and they got married. The wedding of Raj and Smita was stirred up in the media and Bollywood corridors. At some point of marriage Smita gave birth to Prateik Babbar on 28 November 1986.
A few days after the birth of Raj Babbar and Prateik Babbar, the son of Smita Patil, Smita died and Raj was left alone. Then his first wife Nadira held his hand and the two started living together again. During an interview, Smita Patil and Raj Babbar’s son Prateek Babbar had said that I am thankful that I am their son, son of a great woman, a true icon. I will make them feel proud.