Nana Patekar

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Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar
Born Vishwanath Patekar
(1951-01-01) 1 January 1951 (age 63)
Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India
Residence India
Citizenship Indian
Alma mater Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art
Occupation Actor, Filmmaker
Years active 1978 – present
Spouse(s) Neelakanti Patekar
Children Malhar Patekar
Parents Dinkar Patekar
Sanjana Patekar
Awards Padma Shri

Vishwanath "Nana" Patekar (Marathi: विश्वनाथ "नाना" पाटेकर) (born 1 January 1951) is an Indian actor, writer and filmmaker.

Biography[edit]

Patekar was born as Vishwanath Patekar on 1 January 1951 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.[1]

Career[edit]

Late 1970s and 1980s[edit]

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.

1990s[edit]

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.[2] He also took up the sport of rifle shooting and qualified for the G.V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship.[3]

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.[4]

2000s[edit]

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 Chhappan (2005) he plays a police officer who is a sharpshooter. He costarred with 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 in Dubai who once desired to be an actor in films.

His other films as an actor include Hu Tu Tu and Bluffmaster!. For his performance in Apaharan, he received the Filmfare Best Villain Award as well as the Star Screen Award Best Villain.

He has also acted in few Marathi movies and plays. He is known to donate generously to the poor.[5][6]

2010s[edit]

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[edit]

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

Movie direction[edit]

He turned director with his movie Prahaar: The Final Attack co-starring Madhuri Dixit and Dimple Kapadia.

Cartoon series[edit]

Nana Patekar gave his voice for the famous cartoon series The Jungle Book telecasted on Door-Darshan on Sunday. The voice was given to Sher Khan the main villain of the cartoon series.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Padma Shri Award - India's fourth highest civilian honour
  • 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.[7]
  • Nana Patekar is the only actor ever to win Filmfare Awards in the Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Villain categories.[8]
Award Film Year Status
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 Raajneeti 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

Filmography[edit]

As Director
Year Film
1991 Prahaar: The Final Attack
As Actor-
Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
1978 Gaman Vasu
1979 Sinhasan Marathi Film
1980 Bhalu Marathi Film
1982 Raghu Maina Marathi Film
1984 Aaj Ki Awaaz Jagmohandas
1985 Gad Jejuri Jejuri Marathi Film
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
1986 Phansi Ka Phanda Raghvendra
1987 Sutradhaar Kumar
1987 Andhaa Yudh S.P. Suhas Dandekar
1987 Pratighaat Ex-Constable Karamveer
1988 Trishagni
1988 Salaam Bombay! Baba
1990s Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli (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 Vasant D. Mandre
1991 Diksha Koga Pandit
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-Mustafa Ghulam-E-Mustafa
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 Bluffmaster! Chandru Parekh
2006 Taxi No. 9211 Raghav Shastri
2007 Hattrick Doctor
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Man Carrying balloons for dead wife in the story "Gubbare"
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 Film Director Tamil Film
2010 Paathshaala 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 Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal brother
2013 The Attacks of 26/11 Rakesh Maria, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime).[9][10]
2013 It's My Life Businessman
2013 Hungame Pe Hungama Jigar Bhaiya
2014 Welcome BackFilms that have not yet been released Uday Shetty Filming Releasing on 19 December 2014
2014 Ab Tak Chhappan 2Films that have not yet been released Inspector Sadhu Agashe
2014 Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real HeroFilms that have not yet been released Dr. Prakash Amte Marathi film
2014 Yashwantrao Chavan – Bakhar Eka Vaadalaachi Pratap Deshmukh Marathi film

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