Ratna Pathak Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Children, Biography & More

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Real NameRatna Pathak
NicknameNot Known
Famous Role'Maya Sarabhai' in sitcom 'Sarabhai vs Sarabhai'
Sarabhai vs Sarabhai poster
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 March 1957 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024)67 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolJ. B. Vachha High School, Dadar Mumbai
College/UniversityNational School of Drama, Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm: Mandi (1983)
Mandi film poster
TV: Idhar Udhar (1985), aired on DD National
FamilyFather- Late Baldev Pathak
Mother- Late Dina Pathak (Actress)
Ratna Pathak mother Dina Pathak
Sister- Supriya Pathak, Actress (younger)
Ratna Pathak sister Supriya Pathak
Brother- N/A
Address04, Sand Pebbles, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai
Favourite Things
Favourite FilmAankho Dekhi (2013)
Favourite WritersIsmat Chughtai, Hari Shankar Parsai
Favourite DestinationLondon
Boys, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNaseeruddin Shah
HusbandNaseeruddin Shah (Actor & Director)
Ratna Pathak with her husband and children
ChildrenSon- Imaad Shah, Musician (elder), Vivaan Shah, Actor
Daughter- Heeba Shah, Actress (step-daughter)

Ratna Pathak actress

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ratna Pathak

  • Does Ratna Pathak smoke: Yes
  • Does Ratna Pathak drink alcohol: Yes
  • Initially, Ratna had no plans of entering the acting industry. She always felt irritated by her friends, who believed that since her mother was an actor, Ratna would also end up being the same.
  • Ratna first met her future husband, Naseeruddin Shah, during the shoot of a theater play titled Sambhog Se Sanyas Tak in the year 1975. Though at that time, Shah was recovering from the aftermath of a divorce, he fell for her without any second thought.Young Ratna & Naseeruddin Shah
  • Initially, in their careers, Ratna and her sister Supriya were not on good terms. However, the two have now worked out their differences.
  • For her performance as ‘Maya’ in the renowned Indian sitcom- Sarabhai vs Sarabhai (2005), she was awarded the ITA (Indian Television Academy) award for Best Actress- Comedy.
  • She was a part of the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan selecting committee for the 2012 Award distribution ceremony.
  • In an interview, Ratna said that she hates playing stereotypical roles and owing to this reason she thinks a lot before saying yes to a film.
  • In 2023, Ratna Pathak appeared as Manpreet Kaur Sethi in the film ‘Dhak Dhak.’ In the film, Ratna and her co-stars could be seen riding bikes. Pranjal Khandhdiya, the co-producer of the film, once spoke with the media about the film and disclosed that Ratna Pathak initially had reservations about riding a bike in the film. He mentioned that when he brought up the bike scene, Ratna expressed her concerns, calling him “mad” and questioning if he wanted to risk her safety at her age. According to Pranjal, Ratna, however, underwent training and found it fulfilling to do something which was not on her bucket list. [1]Hindustan Times

    A poster of the film 'Dhak Dhak' (2023)

    A poster of the film ‘Dhak Dhak’ (2023)