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Biopic on my mother should be called Ek Thi Smita: Prateik Babbar

Prateik Babbar will be soon seen in Anubhav Sinha's film Mulk and he is currently busy promoting it. 

Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 27, 2018 14:58 IST ]

Smita Patil and Prateik Babbar

Prateik Babbar would love to have a biopic on his mother Smita Patil and he even has a title in mind. It should be called Ek Thi Smita. "People have talked about a biopic on my mother. And I am excited about it. In such a short span, it was one hell of a life lived. It is special. I would love to have a biopic made on her," Prateik said. 

Regarded as one of the finest actors in Hindi and Marathi cinema, Patil acted in over 80 films in her career that spanned over a decade. "I am ok with it. I don't know if my family is. I am not the only one to give a green signal to it...it has to be a collective decision of the family. It is a sensitive thing. But it is a beautiful thought," the actor said when asked whether there were any apprehensions in telling the story.

Patil, who was married to Raj Babbar, passed away in 1986 at the age of 31, barely two weeks after giving birth to Prateik due to some complications.

"I miss her a lot even today. She has been very inspiring. I have seen all her films, but I loved her the most in Bhumika," he said. 

Prateik is currently busy promoting his upcoming film Mulk, directed by Anubhav Sinha.

It is set to release on August 3.

(With PTI Inputs)

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