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Prateik Babbar on Smita Patil: Honoured and fortunate to be her son

Prateik Babbar said that he feels honoured to be the son of late actor Smita Patil.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
February 11, 2021 4:54:14 pm
prateik babbarPrateik Babbar spoke about his mother Smita Patil in a recent interview. (Photo: Prateik Babbar/Instagram)

Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar recently opened up about the legacy of his late mother Smita Patil and how living up to her name has always motivated him.

In an interview with The Times of India, Prateik said that he feels a “sense of responsibility to live up to my mother’s legacy.” He added, “People may see that as a burden, but I will not call it that. If it’s seen as a weight on my shoulders, I’d say it’s one that I am proud of. I will carry it till my last breath with absolute pride.”

Calling Patil a “magical woman, who did magical things in a short-lived career and life,” Prateik added that “she is a part of our country’s cinema heritage.”

“I am honoured and fortunate to be her son. It will be an honour to be able to live up to her name, and if I can be a little reflection of her. I am trying my best to make her proud. That’s the reason I am here,” he added.

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On the work front, Prateik will soon be seen in Bachchan Pandey and India Lockdown.

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First published on: 11-02-2021 at 04:54:14 pm

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