Ratna Pathak Shah Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Husband, Net Worth

Ratna Pathak is a famous Indian actress. She worked in many Bollywood movies and she is popularly known for her role in Sarabhai vs Sarabhai. She also worked in movies like Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. Her most recent movie is Lipstick under My Burkha.

Ratna Pathak Shah

Net Worth

The net worth of Ratna Pathak Shah is not known

Income Source

The major source of income for Ratna Pathak Shah is the TV shows and movies she works in.

Real Name

The real name of this elegant actress is Ratna Pathak Shah

Date of Birth: 18th March 1957
Age: 61 years


Ratna Pathak Shah has a short height of 5 feet and 4 inches. In addition to this, she weighs about 55 Kgs.

Marital Status

Ratna Pathak Shah is married to Naseeruddin Shah. She is married to him since 1982.

Personal Background

It is known that Ratna was born in Mumbai in 1957 and almost all her childhood was spent in the city of dreams. She completed her schooling from J B Vachha High School in Dadar in Mumbai and she later went to National School of Drama in Delhi to polish her acting skills. The name of her father was Baldev Pathak and the name of her mother was Dina Pathak. Unfortunately, her parents are no more. It is known that her mother was also a famous actress. Ratna also has a sister and her name is Supriya Pathak who is also an actress. Moving further with her life, it is known that Supriya decided to get married in 1982 and she married Naseeruddin Shah. The couple has three children. The name of Ratna’s son is Imaad Shah and Vivaan Shah. One of her sons is an actor and the other one is a musician. Ratna also has a step daughter and her name is Heeba Shah.

She is Naseeruddin’s first daughter from his first marriage. Once, in an interview, she revealed that she never wanted to be an actor but probably destiny had this for her.


Talking about the career of Ratna, it is known that she started her career in 1983 with Mandi and the same year she also worked in Heat and Dust. Later in 1987, she got a chance to work in Masala. In total, she worked in 18 movies. Some of the famous movies she worked in are Paheli, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. Golmaal 3, Kapoor and Sons and Lipstick under My Burkha. She started her TV career in 1985 with Idhar Udhar and since then she worked in shows like Sarabhai vs Sarabhai and Tara. Ratna has also been honored with several awards. The first award that she received was Indian Telly Awards and in 2017, she also received London Asian Film Festival Award and Ottawa Indian Film Award. She received both these awards for her movie Lipstick under My Burkha.

Properties and Cars

The details about Ratna’s cars and properties are not listed.

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