Ratna Pathak Shah was born in March 18, 1957 on Mumbai, India. Her younger sister Supriya Pathak is also an actress. She is well known for her performance in Sarabhai vs Sarabhai and she also acted in Golmaal 3 and Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. Ratna studied in J.B.Vachha High School and in National school of Drama in Delhi.