Nana Patekar is an  Indian actor. He is famous for his acting in films like “Parinda”, “Krantiveer”, “Tiranga”, “Apaharan”.

  • Nana Patekar’s original name is Vishwanath Patekar. He was born on 1 January 1951 in Murud-Janjira, Maharashtra.
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    Nana Patekar
  • His parents are Dinkar Patekar (a painter), Sanjanabai Patekar. He studied at Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai.
  • Nana Patekar’s first known bollywood movie was Gaman in 1978. After that he acted in Mohre (1987) and Salaam Bombay! (1988) but he got his recognition from the film Parinda.
  • Besides acting Nana Patekar has also done directing and singing. He is the director of the film Prahaar: The Final Attack. He gave his voice in the films Yeshwant, Wajood and Aanch.
  • He has also acted in the Marathi Films and plays. He acted in the Marathi films Pak Pak Pakaak, Deool, Maaficha Sakshidar.
  • Nana Patekar has a Captain’s rank in Indian Army. He also has an interest in rifle shooting.  He was qualified for the G.V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship.
  • He won national award as an actor for the film Krantiveer (1995) and won national award as a supporting actor for the films Parinda (1990) and Agni S.akshi (1997). He has also won many Filmfare awards and Star Screen awards.

Quick Facts about Nana Patekar

Name: Vishwanath Patekar
D.O.B: 1 January 1951
A.K.A: Nana Patekar
Family: Father:Dinkar Patekar Mother:Sanjanabai Patekar
Education: Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai.
Profession: Actor,Director
Awards: Padma Shri,National Award, Filmfare award, Star Screen Award.