Actor Ratna Pathak Shah is known to be outspoken on various topics. She has appeared in several critically acclaimed films in the past, including Mandi (1983) and Mirch Masala (1987). She made it clear that her time had not come in the industry and said that there were several actors who were rarely given the opportunity in these films, such as Deepti Naval. (read also: Ratna Pathak Shah tries to stop Naseeruddin Shah from making controversial comments: ‘Koi aajaega ghar pe pathar daalne’)
Ratna, who is doing promotional rounds for her next film, Kutch Express, explained in a recent interview that in the 1980s the star system was not only part of the commercial film space, but also permeated the art film world. It tells how it existed. During the conversation she said: How many movies could a great actress like Deepti Naval have been in since that era?Naseer (Naseeruddin Shah), Om (Puri), Shabana (Azmi) and Smita (Patil) her four characters. There was only one!).
The Kapoor & Sons actor also mentioned actor names such as Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Kapur in the same line, emphasizing that even non-commercial films do not disappoint. In an interview with Siddharth Kannan, Ratna said that television is a space where he can grow as an actor and try different things. sikhne ka avsar mila… (That’s where I got the chance to learn, I got the chance to learn by doing comedy).
Deepti mentioned in a discussion with Sahitya Aaj Tak last year that she no longer held a position after her marriage. “It was as if my talent had been completely washed away. I had to find my way home, the 1978 film directed by Shyam Benegal. The actor, who made his Bollywood debut in Junoon, said:
Ratna is next seen in Kutch Express, her first leading role in a Gujarati film. Last year, she appeared in Attack starring John Abraham and Jaishbai Jordar starring Ranveer Singh. In the latter, she played the role of a Gujarati mother who wanted her daughter-in-law to abort her baby girl. Ratna is known for her roles in TV show Sarabhai VS Sarabhai and movies like Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na, Golmaal 3, Kapoor & Sons and Khoobsurat.