|Died||April 24, 2000
|Occupation||actor, theatre director-producer|
She also acted a few Hindi and English language films. She performed in at least ten films including Khatta Meetha, Junoon (1978 film), Baaton Baaton Mein,Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, and Such a Long Journey.
Her after-school theatre workshops for children influenced the lives of many, even those who did not later go into the performing arts.
Padamsee was of Indian Jewish (mother) and Punjabi Christian (father) heritage, and married men of different religions. She was at one time married to Alyque Padamsee and had a daughter Raell Padamsee by him, who runs her own theatre company in Mumbai. She also had two children from an earlier marriage, one of them, Ranjit Chowdhry, is an actor. She converted to Christianity during the initial years of her life and is buried at a Christian Cemetery in Bandra.
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