Vishwanath “Nana Patekar” (born 1 January 1951) is an Indian actor, writer and filmmaker. Patekar was born in a Marathi family as Vishwanath Patekar on 1 January 1951 in Murud-Janjira in Raigad District, Maharashtra, to Dinkar Patekar, a small textile printing businessman, and Sanjanabai Patekar, a housewife. Patekar has played many types of roles. He has played the occasional villain but been a hero in most of his films.
Patekar did some playback singing in the films Yeshwant (1997), Wajood (1998) and Aanch (2003). In 2015 he starred in a Bollywood film Ab Tak Chhappan 2, a sequel of Ab Tak Chhappan. In the 2016 Nana starred as Ganpatrao ‘Appa’ Belwalkar in the film adaptation of the Drama ‘Natsamrat’ by V.V Shirwadkar.
He also provided financial aid to families of farmers who committed suicide due to indebtedness brought about by drought. He distributed cheques worth Rs 15,000 to 62 families of farmers from Vidarbha region in August 2015 and another 113 families from Latur and Osmanabad districts of Marathwada in September 2015.
|Biographical Record Information|
|Real Name||Vishwanath Patekar|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 152cm|
in meters- 1.52m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 76kg|
in Pounds- 168 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: Not Known – Waist: 33 Inches|
– Biceps: Not Known
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1 January 1951|
|Age (as in 2015)||64 Years|
|Birth Place||Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Samarth Vidyalaya, Dadar West, Mumbai|
|College||Sir J.J Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai|
|Family||Father– Gajanand Patekar (Businessman)|
Mother– Nirmala Patekar (Housewife)
Brothers– Ashok and Dilip Patekar
|Address||304 Sheetal, Apna Ghar Society, Samarth Nagar, Andheri, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||rifle shooting, acting, reading, writing, trekking and workout|
|Controversies||• Raised voice against Sanjay Dutt’s Arms act issue and said that he won’t work with him.|
• Actress Tanushree Dutta files complaint against him for damaging her property and reputation
|Favourite Actor||Not Known|
|Favourite Food||Malai Kabab, Marathi Dishes|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Manisha Koirala (Actress)|
Son– Malhar Patekar
|Salary||4 Crore (INR)|
|Net Worth||40 Crore (INR)|
Nana Patekar Top Unknown Facts List:
- Does Nana Patekar smoke?: Yes
- Does Nana Patekar drink alcohol?: Yes
- To break the inferiority complex of his dark complexion as compared to his fair-skinned brothers, he started doing plays at an early age.
- His family was under economic crises after his father’s partner ditched him and shattered their business.
- He printed cinema posters for after his school timings, which provided him with Rs 35 monthly with one time meal.
- His wife Neelakanti Patekar suported him a lot to leave advertising and move to theatre, for future scope.
- Nearly escaped from getting burned during the filming of the last scene of the movie Parinda.
- He was in a relationship with Manisha Koirala, but their relationship ended with unknown reason.
- Went for around 2 and a half year of army training for his strong role in the movie Prahaar, which he directed as well.
- He just works for this creative satisfaction and not for attaining luxuries like most stars do.
- He shared a great friendship with Bal Thackeray and once offered a ticket by them for elections, but he refused.
Awards and recognition
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.
- 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||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|
|Zee Cine Award for Best Actor (Marathi)||Natsamrat||2015||Won|
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