Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 23, 2023

Date of Birth

1 / January / 1951


73 Years


Actor Writer Philanthropist and Filmmaker

Nana Patekar Age, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More

Nana Patekar is a famous Indian film actor, philanthropist, filmmaker, and writer who mostly is seen as a writer, director, and actor in Marathi and Hindi films. His birthplace was Murud-Janjira, India on January 1, 1951. Nana Patekar was born to Dankar Patekar, an artist by profession, and his wife Santana Patekar who is a household worker.

Nana Patekar is one of the most sought-after Bollywood actors and also a filmmaker and writer. Patekar has provided some remarkable performances in his Films Krantiveer, Agni Sakshi, Parinda & Aprahan which have earned him numerous National Film Awards. He is the only actor who has been awarded three Film Fare award categories i.e. Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Villian.

Childhood and Early Life

Nana Patekar is a well-known Indian writer, actor, as well as a film director. His birth date was January 1st, 1951. Nana Patekar’s age was 71 years old as of 2022. He was born in Murud-Janjira in Maharashtra, India. Nana Patekar’s zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Nana Patekar did his schooling at the L.S.Raheja School of Art, Mumbai. He did his graduation from the Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts. Nana’s father’s name is Gajanand Patekar, and his mother of his is Nirmala Patekar. Nana Patekar has a son Malhar Patekar. Nana Patekar was married to Neelakanthi Patekar.


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School Name Samarth Vidyalaya, Dadar West, Mumbai
L.S. Raheja School of Art, Mumbai
College / University Sir J.J Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Commercial Arts Diploma
Ethnicity Marathi


Nana Patekar has performed in many roles. Nana Patekar has occasionally played the role of a villain, however in the majority of his films the character is a hero. Gaman (1978) was his debut film followed by a string of appearances in Marathi films.

In the British TV series Lord Mountbatten The Last Viceroy, Gaman was Nathuram Godse. He appeared in Aaj Ki Awaz (1984), Ankush (1986), Pratighaat (1987), Mohre (1987), Trisha (1988), Awam (1987), and Sagar Sangam (1987), the actor had prominent roles (1988).

Career Timeline

Film Character Year
Gaman Vasu 1978
Aaj Ki Awaaz Jagmohandas 1984
Giddy Veerappan 1984
Gad Jejuri Jejuri 1985
Ankush Ravindra Kelkar ‘Ravi’ 1985
Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy Nathuram Godse 1985
Maaficha Sakshidar Raghavendra 1986
Phansi Ka Phanda Raghvendra 1986
Sutradhar Kumar 1987
Andha Yudh S.P. Suhas Dandekar 1987
Pratibha Ex-Constable Karamveer 1987
Awam Colonel Mustafa Ali Zahidi 1987
Salaam Bombay! Baba 1988
Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli Shere Khan Voice 1990
Parinda Anna Seth 1990
Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen Natwarlal aka Dhrushtadyumna PadmanabhPrajapati Neelkant Dhumketu Barish Kar 1991
Prahaar: The Final Attack Major Chauhan 1991
Disha Vasant D. Mandre 1991
Diksha Koga Pandit 1991
Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman Jai 1992
Angaar Majid Khan 1993
Krantiveer Pratap Narayan Tilak 1994
Abhay Ghost 1994
Gang Abdul 2000
Tarkieb CBI Inspector Jasraj Patel 2000
Vadh Dr.Arjun Singh 2002
Shakti: The Power Narasimha 2002
Bhoot Inspector Liyaqat Qureshi 2003
Darna Mana Hai John Rodrigues 2003
Ranch Ab Tak Chappan 2003
Ab Tak Chhappan Inspector Sadhu Agashe 2004
Apaharan Tabrez Alam 2005
BluffMaster! Chandra Parekh 2005
Pak Pak Pakaak Bhutia 2005
Hattrick Doctor 2007
Dus Kahaniyaan 2007
Welcome Don Udhay Shetty 2007
Yatra Dashrat Joglekar 2007
The Pool Bungalow Owner 2007
Ek: The Powe Of One CBI Officer Rane 2008
Horn ‘Ok’ Pleassss Govinda 2009
Paathshaala Principal Aditya Sahay 2010
Raajneeti Brij Gopal 2010
Tum Milo Toh Sahi Subramanium 2010
Yaksha Police Officer 2010
Shagird Hanumant Singh 2011
Deool Bhau Galande 2011
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Kallu 2012
The Attacks of 26/11 Rakesh Maria 2013
Dr. Prakash Baba Amte: The Real Hero Dr. Prakash Amte 2014
Ab Tak Chhappan 2 Inspector Sadhu Agashe 2015
Welcome Back Uday Shetty 2015
Natsamrat Ganpatrao Ramchandra Belwalkar 2016
Golmaal Again Himself 2017
Aapla Manus Maruti Nagargoje 2018
Kaala Haridev Abhayankar 2018
It’s My Life Businessman 2020
Tadka Tukaram 2020

Favorites Things

Favorite  Food Mutton, Malai Kabab, Prawns & Fish Curry
Favorite Actress Smita Patil & Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Color White
Favorite Hobbies Cooking, Writing & Philanthropic Activities
Favorite Destination London
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar

Net Worth, House & Cars

Nana Patekar’s net worth is estimated at 7 million USD. This amounts to approximately fifty crore Indian rupees (i.e. approx. Fifty Crores INR). The primary sources of income are films and brand endorsements. He is determined to be with his child and to be an integral part of his childhood because he enjoys having time spent with his loved ones and especially with his son.

Net Worth Rs 70 crores (approx)
Monthly Salary / Income Rs. 4-5 Crore per Film
House Address 304 Sheetal, Apna Ghar Society, Samarth Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai-400022
Cars Audi A8, BMW 5-Series & Porche

Check more details on Wikipedia

Nana Patekar Wikipedia

Vishwanath Patekar (born 1 January 1951) popularly referred to in the form of Nana Patekar, is an Indian screenwriter, actor-filmmaker, and former Indian Territorial Army soldier predominantly acting in Hindi as well as Marathi cinema. He is considered to be one of the best actors in Indian Cinema.

Nana Patekar’s House

Patekar lives in Andheri, Mumbai in 1BHK apartment. Patekar was appointed an honorary Captain of the Indian Territorial Army in 1990 following an intensive three-year course of training that was to help prepare him for the film Prahaar and was a part of General V. K.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Murud-Janjira Bombay State India
Children Son: Malhar Patekar
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Height In CM 170 CM
Height In Meter 1.70 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Gajanand Patekar
Mother: Nirmala Patekar
Profession Actor Writer Philanthropist and Filmmaker
Siblings Brothers: Ashok, Dilip Patekar
Spous Neelakanthi Patekar
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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