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Dina Pathak Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Death Date: 11/10/2002
Age: 80 Years
Death Cause: Heart Attack

 

Dina Pathak

Bio/Wiki
Birth nameDina Gandhi [1]Sangeet Natak
Profession Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in feet & inches- 5’1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourGrey
Career
DebutFilm: Kariyavar (1948) - Raju
Kariyavar (1948)
Last FilmPinjar (2003) as Rahim's Mausi
Pinjar (2003)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1980)
• Government of Gujarat's Merit Award (Theatre) for (2000–2001)
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 March 1922
BirthplaceAmreli, Baroda State, British India
Date of Death11 October 2002
Place of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death) 80 Years
Death CauseHeart Attack [2]The Times of India
Zodiac signPisces
Nationality Indian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
College/UniversitySt. Xavier's College
University of Bombay
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Family
Husband/SpouseBaldev Pathak (Fashion Designer)
Dina Pathak
ChildrenDaughter- 2
• Ratna Pathak (Actress)
Ratna Pathak
• Supriya Pathak (Actress)
Supriya Pathak
SiblingsSister- 2
• Shanta Gandhi
• Tarla Mehta

Dina Pathak

 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dina Pathak

  • Dina Pathak was a popular Indian actress, who has been part of Hindi cinema for six decades and contributed to over 120 films in Bollywood.
  • Dina Pathak was born during a pre-independence era, therefore she was active during the independence movement that led to her being expelled from college.
  • Dina Pathak completed her BA degree from the University of Bombay and joined Indian National Theatre.
  • Dina Pathak was a student activist during her college years and got associated with a folk theatre from Gujarat called Bhavai theatre, which was a medium to create awareness about the British rule among the people.

    Dina Pathak

    Dina Pathak during her younger days.

  • Dina Pathak played the lead in the play “Mena Gurjari” which, was widely acclaimed by the audience. She even performed in the same play at Rashtrapati Bhavan for President Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
  • Dina Pathak was associated with IPTA (Indian People’s Theatre Association) and had opened her own theatre group “Natmandal”.
  • Gol Maal (1979) and Khoobsurat (1980) were two of the most prominent films of her career for which, she still remembered by her fans around the world.
  • Her husband, Baldev Pathak who regarded himself as India’s first designer as he used to design clothes for Rajesh Khanna and Dilip Kumar. He passed away at the age of 52 years.
  • She was a fairly successful artist in Gujarati Industry. Some of her notable performances in Gujarati films and theatre were Moti Ba, Malela Jeev, Bhawani Bhavai, Dinglegar, and Doll’s House.
  • Ratna Pathak was offered a role in Khoobsurat (2014) which, was initially played by her mother Dina Pathak in the movie.

    Ratna Pathak in Khoobsurat (2014)

    Ratna Pathak in Khoobsurat (2014)

  • Dina Pathak shared the screen with her daughter, Supriya Pathak, in the TV show Khichdi (2002).
  • Dina Pathak has served as the president of the National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW).
  • Dina Pathak has been part of several Hollywood projects as well such as The Guru (1969), A Passage to India (1984), and Bollywood/Hollywood (2002).