Born: March 04,1922
Spouse: Baldev Pathak
Biography: Dina or Deena Pathak is theatre and film actor. With over 120 films in a career spanning over six decades, Pathak is a veteran actress. She started Gujarati theatre in her early years and received rave reviews for her roles, especially in the play Maina Gurjari. She debuted in a Gujarati movie called Kariyawar but went back to theatre. She even formed her own theatre group called Natmandal. She came back to films in the 60s with Basu Bhattacharya’s Uski kahani. She then acted in Satyakam, Saat Hindustani and The Guru. She received applause and recognition for her motherly and grandmotherly roles. Her movies include Mausam, Kinara, Kitaab, Chitchor, Gharaonda, Bhumika, Bhavni Bhavai, Khoobsurat, Golmaal, Ijaazat and Mirch masaala to name a few. She has also acted in A passage to India and Tamas. She received many awards for her performances. Her last film was Pinjar, but she died before its release due to heart attack. She was married to Baldev Pathak and has two daughters Supriya Pathak (married to Pankaj Kapur) and Ratna Pathak (married to Naseeruddin Shah).