Nana patekar Biography with photos

nana patekar Vishwanath Dinkar patekar

nana patekar Vishwanath Dinkar patekar

Vishwanath “Nana” Patekar (born 1 January 1951) is an Indian actor and filmmaker.
Born Vishwanath Patekar in Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, to Dinkar Patekar (a painter) and his wife Sanjanabai Patekar. He is an alumnus of the Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai.
He acted in movies such as Gaman (1978), Mohre (1987) and Salaam Bombay! (1988) and was noticed by the mainstream Bollywood industry for his portrayal of the villain in the 1989 film, Parinda, for which he won his first National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was also awarded the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the role. He won the Filmfare Best Villain Award in 1992 for Angaar.

In 1994, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Krantiveer (1994). He also won the Filmfare Award and the Star Screen Awards in the best actor category.

Nana portrayed the character of a ghost in the children’s film Abhay (The Fearless) which won two awards at the 42nd National Film Festival held in 1994.

Patekar has played many types of roles. He has played the occasional villain but been a hero in most of his films. He played a truant, gambling son in Krantiveer (1994), a wife beater in Agni Sakshi (1996), a deaf father to Manisha Koirala in Khamoshi: The Musical (1996) and a schizophrenic in Wajood (1998). In the movie Ab Tak Chappan (2005) he plays a police officer who is a sharpshooter. He shared the screen space with the legendary superstar Amitabh Bachchan in Kohram where he played an undercover Indian Army intelligence officer chasing Bachchan’s incognito. Patekar has also done comic roles in Welcome (2007) in which he plays a powerful crime lord who once desired to be an actor in films.

He turned director with his movie Prahaar: The Final Attack co-starring Madhuri Dixit. His other films as an actor include Hu Tu Tu and Bluff Master. For his performance in Apaharan, he received the Filmfare Best Villain Award as well as the Star Screen Award Best Villain. He is going to be in Sangeeth Sivan’s next film, which is a remake of the Telugu film Athadu (2005) and as the character Anjaneya Prasad (CBI officer), which was originally played by Prakash Raj.

Patekar did some playback singing in the films Yeshwant (1997), Wajood (1998) and Aanch (2003).

He has an honorary Captain’s rank from Indian Army. He underwent training for his role as a Army officer in Prahaar and was thus awarded the rank. He joined the Territorial Army in the early 1990s. He also took up the sport of rifle shooting and qualified for the G.V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship.

He has also acted in few Marathi movies and plays. He is known to donate generously to the poor.

Nana Patekar starred in the Marathi film Deool, released on 4 November 2011.

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1978 Gaman Vasu
1984 Aaj Ki Awaaz Jagmohandas
1986 Ankush Ravindra Kelkar ‘Ravi’
1986 Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy Nathuram Godse
1986 Maaficha Sakshidar Rajendra Jakkal Marathi film
based on Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders
1987 Sutradhaar Kumar
1987 Andhaa Yudh S.P. Suhas Dandekar
1987 Pratighaat Ex-Constable Karamveer
1988 Trishagni
1988 Salaam Bombay Baba
1990s The Jungle Book (Hindi) Shere Khan (Voice)
1990 Parinda Anna Seth
1990 Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen Natwarlal aka Dhrushtadyumna Padmanabh
Prajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar
1991 Prahaar: The Final Attack Major Chauhan
1991 Disha Koga Pandit
1991 Diksha
1992 Tirangaa Shivajirao Wagle
1992 Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman Jai
1992 Angaar Majid Khan
1994 Krantiveer Pratap Narayan Tilak
1994 Abhay Ghost
1995 Hum Dono Vishal Saigal
1996 Agni Sakshi Vishwanath
1996 Khamoshi: The Musical Joseph Braganza
1997 Ghulam-E-Musthafa Ghulam -E- Musthafa
1997 Yeshwant Yeshwant Lohar
1998 Yugpurush: A Man Who Comes Just Once in a Way Anirudh
1998 Wajood Malhar Gopaldas Agnihotri/Col. Latti
1999 Hu Tu Tu Bhau
1999 Kohram Maj. Ajit Arya
2000 Gang Abdul
2000 Tarkieb CBI Inspector Jasraj Patel
2002 Vadh Dr. Arjun Singh
2002 Shakti – The Power Narasimha
2003 Bhoot Inspector Liyaqat Qureshi
2003 Darna Mana Hai John Rodrigues
2003 Aanch Mahadev
2004 Ab Tak Chhappan Inspector Sadhu Agashe
2005 Apaharan Tabrez Alam
2005 Pak Pak Pakaak Bhutya Marathi film
2005 Bluff Master Chandru Parekh
2006 Taxi Number 9211 Raghav Shastri
2007 Hattrick Doctor
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Man in the bus
2007 Welcome Don Uday Shetty
2007 Yatra Dasrath Joglekar
2006 Saamna Guru
2007 The Pool Bunglow Owner
2008 Ek – The Power of One CBI Officer Rane
2009 Horn ‘OK’ Pleassss Govinda
2008 Bommalattam Flim Director Tamil Film
2010 Paathshala Principle Aditya Sahay
2010 Raajneeti Brij Gopal
2010 Tum Milo Toh Sahi Subramanium
2010 Yaksha Police Officer Kannada Film
2011 Shagird Hanumant Singh
2011 Deool Bhau Galande Marathi film
2012 It’s My Life Businessman
2012 The Attacks of 26/11 Rakesh Maria, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime).
2012 Ab Tak Chappan 2 Inspector Sadhu Agashe
2012 Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal brother
2013 Hungame Pe Hungama Jigar Bhaiya

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