Nana Patekar

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Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar
BornVishwanath Patekar
(1951-01-01) 1 January 1951 (age 63)
Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceIndia
CitizenshipIndian
Alma materSir J.J. Institute of Applied Art
OccupationActor, Filmmaker
Years active1978 – present
Spouse(s)Neelakanti Patekar
ChildrenMalhar Patekar
ParentsDinkar Patekar
Sanjana Patekar
AwardsPadma Shri
 
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Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar
BornVishwanath Patekar
(1951-01-01) 1 January 1951 (age 63)
Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India
ResidenceIndia
CitizenshipIndian
Alma materSir J.J. Institute of Applied Art
OccupationActor, Filmmaker
Years active1978 – present
Spouse(s)Neelakanti Patekar
ChildrenMalhar Patekar
ParentsDinkar Patekar
Sanjana Patekar
AwardsPadma Shri

Vishwanath "Nana" Patekar (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 Gajanand Patekar, a small textile printing businessman and his wife Nirmala Patekar, a housewife. [1] He is an alumnus of the Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai.[2][3]

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.[4] He also took up the sport of rifle shooting and qualified for the G.V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7][8]

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
AwardFilmYearStatus
National Film Award for Best Supporting ActorParinda1990Won
National Film Award for Best ActorKrantiveer1995Won
National Film Award for Best Supporting ActorAgni Sakshi1997Won
Filmfare Best Supporting Actor AwardAndha Yudh1989Nominated
Filmfare Best Supporting Actor AwardParinda1990Won
Filmfare Best Villain AwardAngaar1992Won
Filmfare Best Supporting Actor AwardRaju Ban Gaya Gentleman1993Nominated
Filmfare Best Supporting Actor AwardTirangaa1994Nominated
Filmfare Best Actor AwardKrantiveer1995Won
Filmfare Best Villain AwardShakti: The Power2003Nominated
Filmfare Best Villain AwardApaharan2006Won
Filmfare Best Supporting Actor AwardRaajneeti2011Nominated
Star Screen Award Best ActorKrantiveer1995Won
Star Screen Award Best VillainApaharan2006Won
Bengal Film Journalists' Association - Best Actor Award (Hindi)Ab Tak Chhappan2004Won

Filmography[edit]

As Director
YearFilm
1991Prahaar: The Final Attack
As Actor-
Key
Films that have not yet been releasedDenotes films that have not yet been released
YearFilmRoleNotes
1978GamanVasu
1979SinhasanMarathi Film
1980BhaluMarathi Film
1982Raghu MainaMarathi Film
1984Aaj Ki AwaazJagmohandas
1985Gad Jejuri JejuriMarathi Film
1986AnkushRavindra Kelkar 'Ravi'
1986Lord Mountbatten: The Last ViceroyNathuram Godse
1986Maaficha SakshidarRajendra JakkalMarathi film
based on Joshi-Abhyankar serial murders
1986Phansi Ka PhandaRaghvendra
1987SutradhaarKumar
1987Andhaa YudhS.P. Suhas Dandekar
1987PratighaatEx-Constable Karamveer
1988Trishagni
1988Salaam Bombay!Baba
1990sJungle Book Shōnen Mowgli (Hindi)Shere Khan (Voice)
1990ParindaAnna Seth
1990Thodasa Roomani Ho JaayenNatwarlal aka Dhrushtadyumna Padmanabh
Prajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar
1991Prahaar: The Final AttackMajor Chauhan
1991DishaVasant D. Mandre
1991DikshaKoga Pandit
1992TirangaaShivajirao Wagle
1992Raju Ban Gaya GentlemanJai
1992AngaarMajid Khan
1994KrantiveerPratap Narayan Tilak
1994AbhayGhost
1995Hum DonoVishal Saigal
1996Agni SakshiVishwanath
1996Khamoshi: The MusicalJoseph Braganza
1997Ghulam-E-MustafaGhulam-E-Mustafa
1997YeshwantYeshwant Lohar
1998Yugpurush: A Man Who Comes Just Once in a WayAnirudh
1998WajoodMalhar Gopaldas Agnihotri/Col. Latti
1999Hu Tu TuBhau
1999KohramMaj. Ajit Arya
2000GangAbdul
2000TarkiebCBI Inspector Jasraj Patel
2002VadhDr. Arjun Singh
2002Shakti: The PowerNarasimha
2003BhootInspector Liyaqat Qureshi
2003Darna Mana HaiJohn Rodrigues
2003AanchMahadev
2004Ab Tak ChhappanInspector Sadhu Agashe
2005ApaharanTabrez Alam
2005Pak Pak PakaakBhutyaMarathi film
2005Bluffmaster!Chandru Parekh
2006Taxi No. 9211Raghav Shastri
2007HattrickDoctor
2007Dus KahaniyaanMan Carrying balloons for dead wife in the story "Gubbare"
2007WelcomeDon Uday Shetty
2007YatraDasrath Joglekar
2006SaamnaGuru
2007The PoolBunglow Owner
2008Ek: The Power of OneCBI Officer Rane
2009Horn 'Ok' PleassssGovinda
2008BommalattamFilm DirectorTamil Film
2010PaathshaalaPrinciple Aditya Sahay
2010RaajneetiBrij Gopal
2010Tum Milo Toh SahiSubramanium
2010YakshaPolice OfficerKannada Film
2011ShagirdHanumant Singh
2011DeoolBhau GalandeMarathi film
2012Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaalbrother
2013The Attacks of 26/11Rakesh Maria, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime).[11][12]
2013It's My LifeBusinessman
2013Hungame Pe HungamaJigar Bhaiya
2014Welcome BackFilms that have not yet been releasedUday ShettyFilming Releasing on 19 December 2014
2014Ab Tak Chhappan 2Films that have not yet been releasedInspector Sadhu Agashe
2014Dr. Prakash Baba Amte - The Real HeroFilms that have not yet been releasedDr. Prakash AmteMarathi film
2014Yashwantrao Chavan – Bakhar Eka VaadalaachiPratap DeshmukhMarathi film

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