Smita Patil started working for television as a newsreader at the age of 16. As she was a minor, she was kept on daily wages system.
A gifted- performer stays unaffected in any walk, no matter whether it is on the beaten track or off-the track. Smita was equally at home in the parellal cinema as well as in main-stream. In the film "Kasam Paida Karne Wale ki", Smita is a rebel mother who wants to avange the murder of her husband by the villain Amrish Puri. She determines to groom her child to turn out to be tough to destroy the villain. In a scene, the tough mother lets her baby get drenched in rain to be seasoned for all odds