Artist Profile

Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar

Biography / Profile:

Born as Vishwanath Patekar on the 1st day of the year in Murud – Janjira, Maharashtra, he perhaps indicated that he was born to lead others. Nana, as he is popularly known, is a very common name in Maharashtrian families, but Vishwanath alias Nana Patekar turned out to be a different person with tremendous creativity hidden within his self. He found an opportunity to explore his talent when he joined Mumbai’s J.J. School of Arts.

Filmography:

Movie(s)
Marathi Movies
Natasamrat (2016)
Dr. Prakash Baba Amte: The Real Hero (2014)
Yashwantrao Chavan– Bakhar Eka Wadalachi (2014)
Pak Pak Pakaak (2005)
Deool (2011)
Maaficha Sakshidar (1986)
Gad Jejuri Jejuri (1985)
Savitri (1983)
Raghu Maina (1982)
Bhalu (1980)
Sinhasan (1978)

Hindi Movies
Gaman (1978)
Aaj Ki Awaaz (1984)
Ankush (1986)
Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy (1986)
Sutradhaar (1987)
Pratighaat (1987)
Salaam Bombay (1988)
The Jungle Book (1990)
Parinda (1990)
Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen (1990)
Prajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar
Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991)
Diksha (1991)
Tirangaa (1992)
Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992)
Angaar (1992)
Krantiveer (1994)
Hum Dono (1995)
Agni Sakshi (1996)
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Ghulam-E-Musthafa (1997)
Yeshwant (1997)
Yugpurush: A Man Who Comes Just Once in a Way (1998)
Wajood (1998)
Hu Tu Tu (1999)
Kohram: The Explosion (1999)
Gang (2000)
Tarkieb (2000)
Vadh (2002)
Shakti – The Power (2002)
Bhoot (2003)
Darna Mana Hai (2003)
Aanch (2003)
Ab Tak Chhappan (2004)
Apaharan (2005)
Bluff Master (2005)
Taxi Number 9211 (2006)
Hattrick (2007)
Dus Kahaniyaan (2007)
Welcome (2007)
Yatra (2007)
Saamna (Announced) (2006)
The Pool (2007)
Ek – The Power of One (2008)
Horn ‘OK’ Pleassss (2009)
Bommalattam (2008)
Paathshala (2010)
Rajneeti (2010)
Tum Milo Toh Sahi (2010)
It’s My Life (2011)

Hindi Movies As Director
Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991)

Play Back For Hindi Movies
Yeshwant (1991)
Wajood (1998)
Aanch (2003)

Serial(s)

Play(s)
Purush

Award(s):

National Film Award
Krantiveer (1995) National Film Award for Best Actor
Parinda (1990) National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
Agni Sakshi (1997) National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor

Filmfare Award
Krantiveer (1995) Filmfare Best Actor Award
Parinda (1990) Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award
Angaar (1992) Filmfare Best Villain Award
Apaharan (2008) Filmfare Best Villain Award

Star Screen Awards
Krantiveer (1995) Star Screen Award Best Actor
Apaharan (2006) Star Screen Award Best Villain

Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards
Ab Tak Chhappan (2004) Bengal Film Journalists’ Association – Best Actor Award (Hindi)

Interview(s):

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