|Ratna Pathak Shah|
Ratna Pathak at premiere of LWS at Mami 2016
7 August 1957|
Bombay, Bombay State, India
|Spouse(s)||Naseeruddin Shah (1982–present)|
Supriya Pathak (Sister)|
Zameerud-din Shah (Brother-in-law)
Pankaj Kapur (Brother-in-law)
Heeba Shah (Step-Daughter)
Sanah Kapur (Niece)
Ruhaan Kapur (Nephew)
Ratna Pathak (born 07 August 1957) is an Indian actress and director best known for her work in theatre, television and Bollywood films. Her numerous work in theatre includes a series of plays in both English and Hindi. She rose to prominence when she appeared in the hit TV serial Idhar Udhar in the 1980s.
However, she is most known for her portrayal of Maya Sarabhai in the critically acclaimed Sarabhai vs Sarabhai TV serial. She also portrayed supporting roles in movies including the romantic drama Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na (2008), the action comedy Golmaal 3 (2010), the romantic comedy Ek Mai Aur Ekk Tu (2012), the comedy-dramas Khoobsurat (2014) and Kapoor and Sons (2016), followed by the widely acclaimed black-comedy Lipstick Under My Burkha (2017) for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. She married acclaimed theatre and Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah in 1982.
She also acted in the hit comedy sitcom Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, for which she received the ITA Award for Best Actress - Comedy in 2005.
In July 2008 she appeared in the successful film Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na as the mother of the protagonist. Naseeruddin Shah played her husband, as a deceased character who talks to her from a portrait. She has also acted in several Russian plays, as well as co-founding and being an active member of "Motley Theatre Group". She appeared in the successful film Golmaal 3 opposite Mithun Chakraborty. She was a part of the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan Selecting Committee for 2012 Awards.
|1983||Heat and Dust||Ritu||English|
|1987||Mirch Masala||Factory Worker||Hindi|
|1988||The Perfect Murder||Pratima Ghote||English|
|2002||Encounter: The Killing||Mrs. Sudhakar Rao||Hindi|
|2005||Paheli||Female Puppet (voice)||Hindi|
|2006||Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota||Tara||Hindi|
|2008||Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na||Savitri Rathore||Hindi|
|2011||The Coffin Maker||Isabella||English|
|2012||Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu||Mrs. Kapoor||Hindi|
|2014||Khoobsurat||Queen Nirmala Devi Rathore||Hindi|
|2016||Kapoor & Sons||Sunita Kapoor||Hindi|
|2016||Nil Battey Sannata||Dr. Deewan||Hindi|
|2017||Lipstick Under My Burkha||Usha/Bua-ji||Hindi|
|2018||Love per Square Foot||Blossom D'souza||Hindi|
|1985||Idhar Udhar||Sunita||DD National|
|1995||Filmi Chakkar||Rukmani||Zee TV|
|1997||Movers & Shakers||Herself||Sony TV||Guest appearance|
|1997-1998||Idhar Udhar (season 2)||Sunita||Sony TV|
|1999||Gubbare||Ms. Gupta||Zee TV||Episode 6: Jhooth|
|2000||Apna Apna Style||Suman||Zee TV||Lead Role|
|2004-2006||Sarabhai vs Sarabhai||Maya Sarabhai||STAR One||Lead Role|
|2012||The Late Night Show Jitna Rangeen Utna Sangeen||Herself||Colors TV||Guest appearance|
|2017||Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Take 2||Maya Sarabhai||Web series on Hotstar||Lead Role|
|2005||Sarabhai vs Sarabhai||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in a Comic Role||Won|
|2006||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress – Comedy||Nominated|
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