Vishwanath Patekar otherwise called Nana Patekar, is an Indian entertainer, essayist, producer, and a previous Indian Regional Armed force official, chiefly working in Hindi and Marathi film. He is viewed as one of best entertainers in Indian Film.
Subsequent to acting in the Foundation Grant selected Salaam Bombay in 1988, he won the Public Film Grant for Best Supporting Entertainer and the Filmfare Grant for Best Supporting Entertainer for his part in Parinda (1989), following with one more bad job in Angaar (1992). In 1995, he won the Public Film Grant for Best Entertainer as well as the Filmfare and the Screen Grant for Best Entertainer for his part in Krantiveer (1994). Further approval came his direction for Agni Sakshi, for which he won the Public Movie Grant for Best Supporting Entertainer and Apaharan (2005). In 2017, he won the Filmfare Grant for Best Entertainer (Marathi) for his presentation in Natsamrat (2016).
He, alongside Irrfan Khan, are the just actor(s) ever to win Filmfare Grants in the Best Entertainer, Best Supporting Entertainer and Best Miscreant classifications. Patekar was presented with the fourth most elevated non military personnel distinction of India, the Padma Shri grant, for his commitment in the field of Movies and Expressions.
Subsequent to making his acting presentation in Bollywood with the 1978 show Gaman, Patekar acted in a couple of Marathi movies and some Bollywood films. After these jobs, he accomplished his advancement featuring as a hoodlum in Parinda (1989), for which he won the Public Film Grant and the Filmfare Grant for Best Supporting Entertainer. Afterward, he acted in and made his first time at the helm with Prahaar: The Last Assault (1991). Patekar in this manner featured in and got basic recognition for his presentation in a few monetarily fruitful movies of the 1990s, including Raju Boycott Gaya Courteous fellow (1992); Angaar (1992), for which he won the Filmfare Grant for Best Antagonist; Tirangaa (1993); Krantiveer (1994), for which he won the Public Film Grant and the Filmfare Grant for Best Entertainer; Agni Sakshi (1996), for which he won his subsequent Public Film Grant for Best Supporting Entertainer; and Khamoshi: The Melodic (1996). During the mid 2000s, he got acclaim for his exhibitions in Shakti: The Power (2002) and Apaharan (2005); the last option procured him a second Best Bad guy grant at Filmfare. Patekar’s most elevated netting film discharges came when he played a criminal in the parody Welcome (2007) and its spin-off Welcome Back (2015), and a lawmaker in the political thrill ride Raajneeti (2010). In 2016, he featured in the Marathi film Natsamrat; he potrail a chronic executioner in Maficha Sakshidar(1986) film in light of Joshi-Abhyankar case which stunned Pune city in 1976-77.