Supriya Pathak Biography
Supriya Pathak Kapur is an Indian actress hailing from a long line of performers. She is famous for her role in the Indian sitcoms Khichdi and Idhar Udhar.
Supriya Pathak is daughter of Dina Pathak, a well known character actress famous for playing mother and grandmother roles during the 1980's and 1990's. Her sister Ratna Pathak Shah is also an actress, who is married to actor Naseeruddin Shah. Supriya is married to actor Pankaj Kapur. Her step son is the famous Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor.
Supriya began her career with the critically acclaimed 1981 film Kalyug which was followed by roles in many more critically acclaimed films such as Vijeta (1982), Bazaar (1983), Masoom (1983) and Mirch Masala (1985). She also had a minor role as Mahatma Gandhi's niece in the multi-award-winning biopic Gandhi (1982) and starred in the 1988 French film The Bengali Night alongside Hugh Grant. In the early 1990s she took a long break from acting in films but appeared in several television series.
After an 11 year hiatus from acting, she starred in the 2005 film Sarkar alongside Amitabh Bachchan & Abhishek Bachchan and recently appeared in the sequel Sarkar Raj.