Those filmmakers and co-stars fortunate enough to know her closely, still share anecdotes and instances to this day which stand testament to her influential, inspiring yet short-lived contribution to cinema
What Katti Batti signals so importantly is that women in Bollywood are taking control of their bodies, their emotions, their lives. "Why can't she be the one driving the relationship? Someone said 'she wears the pants in the relationship.' No, she doesn't - she wears a skirt, but she knows when she wants to pull it up"
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt turned 67 on Sunday and his three daughters, Alia, Pooja and Shaheen expressed their love for him by posting birthday wishes on Twitter. Pooja, the eldest sibling, shared a picture of the Arth director along with her birthday wish. Shaheen on the other hand, was absolutely honest with her thoughts
Smita Patil and Shabana Azmi starred together in movies like Arth and Mandi