My Friend Pinto (2010) - Prateik Babbar

Prateik Babbar is the son of acclaimed actor Raj Babbar and legendary actress the late Smita Patil.

According to reports, "My Friend Pinto" directed by Raghav Dar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali will have Prateik play the lead role, paired with Bollywood beauty Genelia D'Souza.

The movie is expected to hit theaters in 2010.

According to the following video from, Shabana Azmi - who was the primary contender of Smita Patil for powerful character acting roles, looks upon Prateik as her surrogate son, and only has best wishes for him. Watch the video (Lehren.TV via America online):