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Life Journey Of Nana Patekar

Life Journey Of Nana Patekar

Date of Birth  

1 January 1951


Murud-Janjira, State of Bombay, India

Birth Name Vishwanath Patekar
Nickname Nana
Height 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)

Date of Birth:- 1 January 1951

Birth Place:- Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India.

Nickname:- Nana

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Vishwanath Patekar is also known as Nana Patekar (born on 1 January 1951 in Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India) Nana is an actor, writer, and movie producer. He is known for his work on Ab Tak Chhappan (2004), Raajneeti (2010) and Parinda (1989). Nana made his acting debut in the starting of 70’s and from that point, Nana has been nominated for various awards. He won a National Film Award and a Filmfare award grant for his supporting role acting in Parinda (1989).

Nana Patekar at that point won the Best Villain award for his role on Angaar (1992). He is an extremely dubious actor, known for his distinctive acting style, dialogues, and dialogue delivery. He is once in a while viewed as the Morgan Freeman of Bollywood. In 1995, he won the National Film Award and in addition the Filmfare and the Screen award for Best Actor for his part in Krantiveer (1994).

Nana is additionally the main performing artist to win Filmfare Awards in the Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Villain classifications. He was offered the most astounding benefit in acting in 2013 when he was awarded the Padma Shri award for his adherence in the field of Films and Arts.

Nana Patekar featured in the Marathi film Deool, released on 4 November 2011. He acted in Sangeeth Sivan’s film EK, which is a revamp of the Telugu film Athadu (2005) and as the character Anjaneya Prasad (CBI officer), which was initially played by Prakash Raj.

In 2014 Nana featured in another Marathi film, Dr. Prakash Baba Amte – The Real Hero, directed by Samrudhi Porey. Featuring Sonali Kulkarni, it depended on a true story.

In the 2016 Nana featured as Ganpatrao Ramchandra Belwalkar in the film adaptation of the Drama ‘Natsamrat’ by V.V Shirwadkar

Patekar is a former student of the Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai. In September 2015, He built up an association, Naam Foundation with kindred Marathi Actor Makarand Anaspure. Which attempts to give help to ranchers to overcome by drought conditions in Maharashtra, India. When he was awarded the Raj Kapoor award which conveys a money prize of Rs 10,00,000, he gave the whole sum towards drought alleviation activities in Maharashtra. Patekar was married to Neelkanti Patekar and they have a child Malhar Patekar. However, their marriage life did not go well and it brought about a separation.


Nana Patekar has been awarded Padma Shri award for his dedication in the field of Films and Arts in 2013 on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

Nana Patekar is the only actor ever to win Filmfare Awards in the Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Villain categories.

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