Biography / Wiki
Nana Patekar is not just an awesome actor but a very down-to-earth personality too. He used to serve the Indian Army before entering the film industry. He is the only actor to win the Filmfare Award for Best Actor, Best Villian, and Best supporting role.
He is a legendary actor on screen and a simple and helpful person off-screen as he donated 90% of his income for the betterment of farmers and almost dedicated his life to the poor. He serves himself in this industry for the last 3 and half decades.
Height / Weight / Age
This veteran star is born on 1 January 1951, has turned 69 years old in the year 2020 He seems to be tall with a height of 170 cm in centimeters and 5’7” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 70 kg in kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds approximately. His dark brown eye color and his salt and pepper hair make his personality even more elegant.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Nana Patekar is $ 7 Million approx.
Education / Family
Nana was born and raised up in Bombay State (now, Maharashtra), India. He claims neither faith nor disbelief in God and he considers himself as Agnostic. He is born to his father Gajanand Patekar (Businessman) and his mother Nirmala Patekar (Homemaker). He grew up with his two brothers Ashok and Dilip Patekar.
He completed his schooling at Samarth Vidyalaya, Dadar West, Mumbai, and Bandra School of Arts (now L.S. Raheja School of Art) in Mumbai. Later, he attended Sir J.J Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai to complete his Diploma in Commercial Arts.
|Real Name||Vishwanath Patekar|
|Birth Place||Murud-Janjira, Bombay State (now, Maharashtra), India|
|Date Of Birth||1 January 1951|
|Age||69 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 170 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In kilograms – 70 kg
In pounds – 154 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Profession||Actor, Writer, Philanthropist, and Filmmaker|
|School||Samarth Vidyalaya, Dadar West, Mumbai
Bandra School of Arts (now L.S. Raheja School of Art) in Mumbai
|College||Sir J.J Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Actor (Marathi Film): Sinhasan (1979)
Actor (Hindi Film): Gaman (1978)
Director (Hindi Film): Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991)
|Fathers Name||Gajanand Patekar (Businessman)|
|Mothers Name||Nirmala Patekar (Homemaker)|
|Brothers||Ashok and Dilip Patekar|
Career / Fashion And Style
He stepped into the acting field with the Bollywood film “Gaman” in 1978. In 1979, he marked his debut in Marathi film with the movie “Sinhasan”. In 1991, he entered the directorial field and made his debut “Prahaar: The Final Attack”.
In the 1980s, he worked in several notable films like Pratighaat (1987), Mohre (1987), Trishagni (1988), Aaj Ki Awaz (1984), Ankush (1986), Awam (1987), and Sagar Sangam (1988). In 1994, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role of gambling son in the film Krantiveer.
Some of his notable films are Tirangaa in 1993, Krantiveer in 1994, Angaar in 1992, Yugpurush in 1998, Tarkeib in 2000, Taxi No. 9211, and others. He appeared in the film Welcome in 2007 in which his comic role was highly acclaimed by the audience.
After that, he played Joint Commissioner of Police Rakesh Maria in Ram Gopal Verma’s The Attacks of 26/11 in 2013. He made two sequels reprising his roles in Ab Tak Chhappan 2 and Welcome Back in 2015. He also did playback singing in the films Yeshwant and Wajood.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
He got married to a former Bank Officer Neelakanthi Patekar in 1978 with whom he blessed with a son Malhar Patekar and one more son, who was died when he was 2 years old. But he got separated from his wife and then got involved in a relationship with Manisha Koirala. Later, he linked up with actress, Ayesha Jhulka.
|Wife||Neelakanthi Patekar (a former Bank Officer)|
|Children||Sons – Malhar Patekar & 1 More (died)|
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Smita Patil, Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favorite Song||“Itni shakti hame dena data”|
|Favorite Restaurant||April Rain in Pune|
|Favorite Food(s)||Konkani Style Fish Curry, Goan Fish Curry, Mutton Dishes, Malai Kabab, Prawns|
Some Interesting Facts About Nana Patekar
- His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- His real name is Vishwanath Patekar.
- He considers himself to be Agnostic.
- He loves to do Cooking and Doing Philanthropy.
- He is honored by Padma Shri by the Government of India.
- He quits smoking at the age of 56.
- He did odd jobs like painting Zebra crossings, painting movie posters before coming into the acting.
- Nana gives credit to the Bollywood actress Smita Patil for his entry into Bollywood.
- He got involved with the ‘Citizen of Peace Movement’.