Director: Ketan Mehta
Writer: Chunilal Madia, Ketan Mehta, Shafi Hakim
Release Date: 18 February,1987
Storyline: Mirch masala (spices in english) is a 1987 hindi film directed by ketan mehta. it stars naseeruddin shah and smita patil in the lead roles. on the centenary of indian cinema in april 2013, forbes included smita patel's performance in the film on its list, "25 greatest acting performances of indian cinema".