- Mommy boss at Cannes: Prateik captioned the picture
- Prateik is Raj Babbar and Smita Patil's son
- Smita Patil's Nishant was nominated in the Palme d'Or category
Here's the picture Prateik tweeted:
Shabana Azmi has tweeted a picture from the same trip earlier this year and echoed the same thought as the Instagram users commenting on Prateik's post. Shabana Amzi wrote: "In Cannes 1976 for Nishant in official section. The simplicity of it all. Film was important not the clothes."
In Cannes1976 for Nishant in official section.The simplicity of it all. Film was important not the clothes! pic.twitter.com/hmHA2LHCN1— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 15, 2017
Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil's Nishant was nominated in the Palme d'Or category at the Cannes Film Festival in 1976. The film also featured actors Girish Karnad and Amrish Puri. Of their trip to Cannes, Shabana Azmi revealed that she and Smita Patil walked down the streets wearing saris 'for attention.'
We had only 8 USD each survived on the per diem given by the Festival.Shyam had Smita and me walk down the promenade in saris 4 attention https://t.co/RJ6Cm7RFFL— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 15, 2017
Prateik Babbar was born to actor politician Raj Babbar and his second wife late actress Smita Patil. Smita Patil died a few months after Prateik's birth and Raj Babbar returned to live with his former wife Nadira Zaheer with whom he has a son, Arya, and daughter, Juhi. Prateik, a former drug addict, was raised by his maternal grandparents.