Nana Patekar is the popular and prominent face in Indian Film Industry being a versatile actor, writer and filmmaker. The actor was born on 1st January 1951 in a Marathi middle class family at Murud Janjira in Raigad District of Maharashtra. His father Dinkar Patekar was a businessman bearing a small textile printing press and mother Sanjanabai Patekar housewife. He is an alumnus of the Sir J. J Institute of Applied Art from Mumbai. He was married to Neelakanthi Patekar and has a son Malhar Patekar, but their marriage life could not withstand for a long time finally resulted into a divorce. He made his acting debut in the early 70s with film “Gaman” (1978). His acting skills were recognized and came into limelight with notable role in “Pratighaat” (1987), “Mohre” (1987) and “Salaam Bombay” (1988). He was felicitated with National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and also received Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his memorable character as a villain in famous Movie “Parinda” in 1989. He debuted as a Director with his ambitious Movie “Parihaar: The Final Attack” where he underwent rigorous training as an Indian Army Officer. He won the award for the Best Villian for his outstanding role in “Angaar” (1992). “Krantiveer” (1994) was the landmark film in his life which received lot of praise and acclaim winning as the National Film Award for Best Actor. He was also awarded with Filmfare Award and Star Screen Award in the best actor category for the movie. “Agnisakshi” (1996) and “Khamoshi: The Musical” (1996) showcased his versatility which was praised by the film critics. Nana Patekar also delivered his legendary voice for infamous comic serial “Jungle Book” as a Sharekhan.
He also featured in number of Marathi Movies of which “Dr. Prakash Baba Amte –The Real Hero” and “Natsamrat” were the big box office hits. Apart from acting he is also associated with several social organizations and is running NGO (Naam) along with fellow Marathi Actor Makarand Anaspure which works for the welfare of the drought hit farmers in Maharashtra.
Nana Patekar Upcoming Movies In 2016 – 2017 List
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