Actor , Director , Screenplay , Dialogue Writer

Jan 01, 1951  in Murudjanjira, Maharashtra, India

Vishwanath Patekar

Neelakanthi Patekar

BIOGRAPHY Vishwanath Patekar, popularly known as Nana Patekar is a National Award-winning Indian actor, writer and filmmaker. He is best known for his brilliant dialogue delivery. Nana was a student of the Sir J J Institute of Applied Arts, where he took an active interest in the field of drama. He participated in inter-college dramatics competition, which eventually encouraged him to pursue acting. Nana made his film debut in Muzaffar Ali`s Garman (1974), following which he appeared in the Marathi films Sinhasan (1979) and Bhalu (1980). He was then seen in Mohre (1987) and Salaam Bombay! (1988), but it was his performance in Parinda (1989) that earned him a National Award and a Filmfare Award. He turned director with Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991), starring Madhuri Dixit and Dimple Kapadia. He then went on to star in Tirangaa (1992) and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992). Nana won his second National Award for his portrayal of a gambler in Krantiveer (1994). Some of his most noteworthy films include Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Agni Sakshi (1996), Ghulam-E-Mustafa (1997), Wajood (1998), Hu Tu Tu (1999), Shakti: The Power (2002), Apaharan (2005), Bluffmaster! (2005), Ab Tak Chhappan (2005), Taxi No. 9211 (2006), Welcome (2007) and Rajneeti (2010). He is also a well-known actor in the Marathi circuit, and has the blockbuster film Deool (2011) and the critically acclaimed Marathi play Hamidabaichi Kothi to his credit. Nana also showcased his singing talents in some of his films. He was a recipient of the Padma Shri Award in 2013 for his dedication and work in the field of Films and Arts. Nana was last seen in The Attacks of 26/11 (2013), Ab Tak Chhappan 2 (2015) and Welcome Back (2015). His next film, Natsamrat, is set to release in January 2016.

Housefull 4

Oct, 2019

Housefull 4

Tadkaa

Dec, 2018

Tadkaa

Ghulam-E-Mustafa

31 Oct, 1997

Ghulam-E-Mustafa

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Badrinath

31 Dec, 2011

Badrinath

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Bhoot

30 May, 2003

Bhoot

Actor

Prahaar

29 Nov, 1991

Prahaar

Prahaar

29 Nov, 1991

Prahaar

Actor, Director, Screenplay, Dialogue Writer

Vadh

29 Mar, 2002

Vadh

Vadh

29 Mar, 2002

Vadh

Tirangaa

29 Jan, 1993

Tirangaa

Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal

28 Sep, 2012

Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal

Actor

Pratighaat (Dub)

28 Mar, 2008

Pratighaat (Dub)

Parinda

28 Mar, 1989

Parinda

Actor

Ek-The Power Of One

27 Mar, 2009

Ek-The Power Of One

Ek-The Power Of One

27 Mar, 2009

Ek-The Power Of One

Actor

Ek - The Power of One

27 Mar, 2009

Ek - The Power of One

Yugpurush

27 Mar, 1998

Yugpurush

Actor

Ab Tak Chhappan 2

27 Feb, 2015

Ab Tak Chhappan 2

Actor

Ab Tak Chhappan

27 Feb, 2004

Ab Tak Chhappan

Actor

Ab Tak Chhappan

27 Feb, 2004

Ab Tak Chhappan

Aanch

26 Sep, 2003

Aanch

Actor

Bheema

26 Oct, 2007

Bheema

Actor

Its My Life

26 Nov, 2013

Its My Life

Actor

Paathshala

26 Jun, 2009

Paathshala

Actor

Darna Mana Hai

25 Jul, 2003

Darna Mana Hai

Actor

Darna Mana Hai

25 Jul, 2003

Darna Mana Hai

Taxi No. 9211

24 Feb, 2006

Taxi No. 9211

Actor

Tarkieb

23 Jun, 2000

Tarkieb

Tarkieb

23 Jun, 2000

Tarkieb

Actor

Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen

23 Aug, 1990

Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen

Krantiveer

22 Jul, 1994

Krantiveer

Hu Tu Tu

22 Jan, 1999

Hu Tu Tu

Actor

Hu Tu Tu

22 Jan, 1999

Hu Tu Tu

Welcome

21 Dec, 2007

Welcome

Actor

Nana

2012

Nana

Shakti - The Power

20 Sep, 2002

Shakti - The Power

Shakti - The Power

20 Sep, 2002

Shakti - The Power

Actor

Golmaal Again

20 Oct, 2017

Golmaal Again

Golmaal 4

20 Oct, 2017

Golmaal 4

Diksha

1991

Diksha

Actor

Tadap

1990

Tadap

Phaansi Ka Phanda

1990

Phaansi Ka Phanda

Disha

1990

Disha

Actor

Sutradhar

1987

Sutradhar

Actor

Andhaa Yudh

1987

Andhaa Yudh

Mohre

1987

Mohre

Actor

Sheela

1987

Sheela

Ankush

1986

Ankush

Hattrick

16 Mar, 2007

Hattrick

Actor

Hattrick

16 Mar, 2007

Hattrick

Bluffmaster

16 Dec, 2003

Bluffmaster

Actor

Paathshaala

16 Apr, 2010

Paathshaala

Yashwantrao Chavan - Bakhar Eka Vaadalaachi

14 Mar, 2014

Yashwantrao Chavan - Bakhar Eka Vaadalaachi

Actor

Gang

14 Apr, 2000

Gang

Actor

Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman

13 Nov, 1992

Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman

Actor

Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman

13 Nov, 1992

Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman

Shagird

13 May, 2011

Shagird

Actor

Kohram

13 Aug, 1999

Kohram

Kohram

13 Aug, 1999

Kohram

Actor

Bommalattam

12 Dec, 2008

Bommalattam

Actor

Dr. Prakash Baba Amte

10 Oct, 2014

Dr. Prakash Baba Amte

Khamoshi: The Musical

09 Aug, 1996

Khamoshi: The Musical

Actor

Khamoshi: The Musical

09 Aug, 1996

Khamoshi: The Musical

Kaala

08 Jun, 2018

Kaala

Aaj Ki Awaz

07 Sep, 1984

Aaj Ki Awaz

Aaj Ki Awaaz

07 Sep, 1984

Aaj Ki Awaaz

Salaam Bombay

07 Oct, 1988

Salaam Bombay

Actor

Dus Kahaniyaan

07 Dec, 2007

Dus Kahaniyaan

Actor

Horn Ok Pleassss

05 Feb, 2010

Horn Ok Pleassss

Actor

Welcome Back

04 Sep, 2015

Welcome Back

Actor

Deool

04 Nov, 2011

Deool

Actor

Yatra

04 May, 2007

Yatra

Actor

Raajneeti

04 Jun, 2010

Raajneeti

Actor

Sagar Sangam

02 Feb, 2000

Sagar Sangam

Apaharan

02 Dec, 2005

Apaharan

Apaharan

02 Dec, 2005

Apaharan

Actor

Tum Milo Toh Sahi

02 Apr, 2010

Tum Milo Toh Sahi

Actor

Angaar

01 Sep, 1992

Angaar

Angaar

01 Sep, 1992

Angaar

Actor

Its My Life (Telugu)

01 May, 2014

Its My Life (Telugu)

The Attacks of 26/11

01 Mar, 2013

The Attacks of 26/11

Actor

Natsamrat

01 Jan, 2016

Natsamrat

Natsamrat

01 Jan, 2016

Natsamrat

Karm Kasauti

01 Jan, 1989

Karm Kasauti

Aaj Ka Robin Hood

01 Jan, 1987

Aaj Ka Robin Hood

Wajood

01 Dec, 1998

Wajood

Actor