विश्वनाथ "नाना" पाटेकर
|Native name||विश्वनाथ "नाना" पाटेकर|
1 January 1951
Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India
|Alma mater||Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art|
|Years active||1978 – present|
Born as Vishwanath Patekar in Murud-Janjira in Raigad District, 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.
Late 1970's & 1980's 
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.
He turned director with his movie Prahaar: The Final Attack co-starring Madhuri Dixit. He has an honorary Captain's rank from Indian Army. He underwent training for his role as an 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.
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.
Nana Patekar starred in the Marathi film Deool, released on 4 November 2011. 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.
Singing career 
Movie Direction 
Awards & Recognition 
- Nana Patekar has been announced 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.
|National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor||Parinda||1990||Won|
|National Film Award for Best Actor||Krantiveer||1995||Won|
|National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor||Agni Sakshi||1997||Won|
|Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Andha Yudh||1989||Nominated|
|Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Parinda||1990||Won|
|Filmfare Best Villain Award||Angaar||1992||Won|
|Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman||1993||Nominated|
|Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Tirangaa||1994||Nominated|
|Filmfare Best Actor Award||Krantiveer||1995||Won|
|Filmfare Best Villain Award||Shakti – The Power||2003||Nominated|
|Filmfare Best Villain Award||Apaharan||2006||Won|
|Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award||Rajneeti||2011||Nominated|
|Star Screen Award Best Actor||Krantiveer||1995||Won|
|Star Screen Award Best Villain||Apaharan||2006||Won|
|Bengal Film Journalists' Association - Best Actor Award (Hindi)||Ab Tak Chhappan||2004||Won|
- As Director
- 1991 - Prahaar: The Final Attack
- As Actor
|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||Andhaa Yudh||S.P. Suhas Dandekar|
|1990s||The Jungle Book (Hindi)||Shere Khan (Voice)|
|1990||Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen||Natwarlal aka Dhrushtadyumna Padmanabh
Prajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar
|1991||Prahaar: The Final Attack||Major Chauhan|
|1992||Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman||Jai|
|1994||Krantiveer||Pratap Narayan Tilak|
|1995||Hum Dono||Vishal Saigal|
|1996||Khamoshi: The Musical||Joseph Braganza|
|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||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|
|2004||Ab Tak Chhappan||Inspector Sadhu Agashe|
|2005||Pak Pak Pakaak||Bhutya||Marathi film|
|2005||Bluff Master||Chandru Parekh|
|2006||Taxi Number 9211||Raghav Shastri|
|2007||Dus Kahaniyaan||Man in the bus|
|2007||Welcome||Don Uday Shetty|
|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||Tum Milo Toh Sahi||Subramanium|
|2010||Yaksha||Police Officer||Kannada Film|
|2011||Deool||Bhau Galande||Marathi film|
|2012||Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal||brother|
|2013||Ab Tak Chappan 2||Inspector Sadhu Agashe|
|2013||The Attacks of 26/11||Rakesh Maria, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime).|
|2013||It's My Life||Businessman|
|2013||Hungame Pe Hungama||Jigar Bhaiya|
- "About Nana Patekar". http://www.kokanworld.com. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
- Army set to honour actor Nana Patekar with Lieutenant Colonel title
- "Nana Patekar — the new `shooting' star". The Hindu. 5 Sept 2004. Retrieved 9 Dec 2011.
- ABHAY (The Fearless) Children's Film Society India
- September 23, 2009 (2009-09-23). "Nana Patekar is just like Salman Khan: Shaurya Chauhan". Realbollywood.com. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
- October 13, 2007 (2007-10-13). "Nana Patekar’s generosity reciprocated". Realbollywood.com. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
- "Nana Patekar gets Padma Shri". Retrieved 14 March 2013.
- "Awards list". IMDB. Retrieved 9 Dec 2011.
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