Nana Patekar, one of the most talented actors in the Indian film Industry was born on January 1st 1951 in Maharashtra as Vishwanath Patekar. Nana started with theatre and was compelled to act in films by the late Smita Patil, who was thoroughly impressed by the actor’s intense performance.
Nana acted in movies such as Ankush (1986) ,Mohre’ in 1987 and ‘Salaam Bombay’ in 1988 ,which were noted by viewers but could not make an impact and before these films Nana Patekar had acted in films like Aaj Ki Aawaz (1984), Sheela (1986), Andha Yudh (1987) , Pratighaat (1987), Awam (1987) but went unnoticed. Finally it was in 1989, when the actor was able to make an impact in mainstream Bollywood with ‘Parinda’ in which he impressed the audiences with his villainous ‘Anna’ character. ...» read full biography