Cannes 2024: Prateek Babbar at the screening of Mom Smita Patil’s film Manthan at the film festival

Cannes 2024: Prateik Babbar On Mom Smita Patil

The photo was shared on Instagram. (Image courtesy: _ Prat,

New Delhi:

Bollywood actor Prateek Babbar is on the moon as his mother and late actress Smita Patil in the 1976 film. churning All set to screen at the Cannes Film Festival under the Cannes Classics section. The Four more shots please! The star, who will be a part of the film festival this year, spoke to him Hindustan Times Before heading to the French Riviera. He said, “My mother is going to be celebrated. It’s a huge moment for me and my family. It’s very symbolic for me. I’m a very proud boy. This moment reminds me what an amazing woman she is. As her son, I How lucky.

Talking about his mother’s film Manthan, Pratik added, “I always knew about it. My grandmother and aunt used to tell me the story of the making of the film. My grandfather was also a farmer, so I always felt proud of myself. Also, I visit my mother’s films often, It’s like watching Friends for me- you know what’s going to happen next, but you keep watching.

Eight Indian films will be screened at the 77th Cannes Film Festival this year, including the 1976 film Manthan, crowd-funded by 500,000 farmers. Manthan will be screened on May 17 under the Cannes Classics selection, which showcases classics, restored prints and documentaries.

Known for movies like Manthan, Bhumika, Agraha, Namak Halal and Shakti, Smita Patil Was married to actor Raj Babbar. She died on 13 December 1986 due to complications during childbirth.

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