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    Divya Solgama
    Divya Solgamawrote on 11 Aug 2008

    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. He was awarded the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the role. He also won the Filmfare Best Villain Award in 1992 for ‘Angaar’.

    Nana Patekar is said to have a unique acting style. It is widely rumored that he ad-libs all of his lines, and is for sure held in high regard for this creative ability. Nana is quite a Bollywood versatile actor; with playing the occasional, the actor has also played a hero in most films. The actor is always exploring his inner talents and the actor impressed us with playback singing in the films ‘Yeshwant’, ‘Wajood’ and ‘Aanch’. The actor is known to for his generously to the poor and established himself as one of the most admired actors in the Bollywood fraternity.

    Nana Patekar is said to have a unique acting style. It is widely rumored that he ad-libs all of his lines, and is for sure held in high regard for this creative ability. Nana is quite a Bollywood versatile actor; with playing the occasional, the actor has also played a hero in most films. The actor is always exploring his inner talents and the actor impressed us with playback singing in the films ‘Yeshwant’, ‘Wajood’ and ‘Aanch’. The actor is known to for his generously to the poor and established himself as one of the most admired actors in the Bollywood fraternity.

    He is the only actor ever to win Filmfare Awards in the Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Villain categories.

    Currently enjoying the the success of his latest film Welcome which has given a new comedy style to his film carer. He is busy with films like Horn Ok Pleassss , Saamna , Yahan Ke Hum Sikander which will hit the halls in 2008.

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    Dipen Guha
    Dipen Guhawrote on 07 May 2009

    Divya's biography on Nana Patekar calls for appreciation. Let me call upon some brilliant evidences of Nana's perfomances in films like "Diksha", where Nana, an untouchable admonishes» read more