Nana Patekar (born 1 January 1951) is an Indian actor, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker, mainly working in Hindi and Marathi cinema.
He is the only actor ever to win Filmfare Award for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Villain categories. He was bestowed with the fourth highest civilian honour of India, the Padma Shri award for his dedication in the field of Films and Arts.
Patekar was born as Vishwanath Patekar on 1 January 1951 in Murud-Janjira in Raigad District, Maharashtra. He is an alumnus of the Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai.
He went through a tough childhood. He married Neelkanti at the age of 27. He is an atheist but continues to celebrate the Ganesh festival due to tradition. His father died of a heart attack when Nana Patekar was 28 and later Patekar also lost his first son.
His second son’s name is Malhar. Patekar was a chain smoker until the age of 56 after which he quit. In an interview, he said that his father loved plays and encouraged him to watch them. This is how he developed a love for acting. Vijaya Mehta directed his first play.
Nana Patekar Movies list
|Aaj Ki Awaz||1984||Bollywood|
|Hu Tu Tu||1999||Bollywood|
|Ab Tak Chhappan||2004||Bollywood|
|Taxi No. 9211||2006||Bollywood|
|The Attacks of 26/11||2013||Bollywood|
|Ab Tak Chhappan 2||2016||Bollywood|
|The Jungle Book||2016||Bollywood|