Smita Patil was one of the leading actresses of India.
She appeared in the Indian films in the 1970 decade and in the 1980 decade. Along with the great and famous actress Shabana Azmi, she was one of the actresses of parallel cinema that represented the social problems and other activities.
She acted in the films like Manthan which was released in the year 1977, Bhumika of 1977, Chakra film in 1981, Aakrosh in the year 1980 and many others.
She was a member of the Women’s Centre in Mumbai. She was very active feminist.
She was directly touched by the sorrows of the women.
She played the role in various films to explore the role of women society, their problems, their sexuality and many others issues.
She was committed to talk for the women and for the advancement of the women’s issues.
Thus she was a popular actress and social activist on that time.