Wishing a Happy birthday to ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ queen
By Nikita Dutta
Mar 18, 2018
The ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ actress Ratna Pathak Shah turns 61 today.
Ratna Pathak Shah is a very versatile Bollywood actress who has always proved herself with her spellbinding performance in many movies which includes ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’, ‘Kapoor and sons’, ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’. She is not just an actress but also a director and a founder-member of a theatre company, named as Motley. The superb actress has worked in many supporting roles in the Bollywood industry. Apart from this, she has worked in many theaters and TV serials.
She worked in serials like Idhar Udhar, Filmi Chakkar, Tara and Sarabhai v/s Sarabhai. Although, her performance as Maya Sarabhai in Sarabhai v/s Sarabhai was the most known ones for which she won the ITA award for the best actress-comedy.
The actress was born on 18 March 1957 to Baldev Pathak and actress Dina Pathak in Mumbai. She belongs to a Gujarati family. She is Supriya Pathak’s elder sister who is also an amazing actress. She is married to the famous actor Naseeruddin Shah and has two sons, Imaad Shah and Vivaan Shah.
She did her schooling from J.B. Vachha High School, Dadar Mumbai and then went to National School Of Drama, Delhi. Naseeruddin Shah was born on 16 August 1949. He married Ratna Pathak on 1 April 1982. In an old magazine interview, both of them confessed about their love story and told that they met during rehearsal.