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Got to be her sunshine kid: Prateik on Smita Patil

IANS  |  Mumbai 

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 to be her sunshine to be your sunshine 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.

First Published: Thu, December 12 2013. 17:08 IST