If there is one actor who has given consistently amazing performances, it’s Nana Patekar. He became a part of film industry in the year 1978, and since then, he has offered numerous memorable roles to the viewers. Nana Patekar has proved that if you have pure talent, no one can stop you from achieving success. Now a days, he is busy in various social works. Here is a list of a few Nana Patekar’s movies which have left a mark on the minds of the viewers.
Nana Patekar played the role of Pratap Narayan Tilak in the movie, Krantiveer, and won a National Award for Best Actor. Overall, the movie won four filmfare awards. It inspired remake in Kannada and Telugu language. Its gripping storyline and on-the-point action can make you jump on the edge of your seat. It was the third highest grosser of the year 1994.
2. Ab Tak Chhapan
Ab Tak Chhapan is inspired by the true story of Police sub-inspector, Daya Nayak. It was also premiered at New York Asian Film Festival. Ab Tak Chhapan is a blockbuster movie. Nana Patekar played the character of inspector Sadhu Agashe. Critics as well as audience praised the movie. It is one of the biggest movies of Nana Patekar’s career.
3. Agni Sakshi
Nana Patekar played the character named Vishwanath in the movie, Agni Sakshi, and won a National Award for Best Supporting Actor. The movie stars Jackie Shroff and Manisha Koirala in the lead roles. Nana Patekar played the role of a psychopath quite convincingly. Julia Roberts’ Sleeping With the Enemy was its inspiration. Agni Sakshi was remade in Oriya language as Mu Sapanara Soudagar. This movie was a hit at the box office, and Nana Patekar received infinite praises for his role.
Welcome is a truly hilarious movie. It stars Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. Nana Patekar played the role of Katrina Kaif’s brother, Don Uday Shetty. He made us laugh till we grabbed our stomach, waiting for our breath to return. We have seen Nana Patekar in generally intense roles, but his comic role in Welcome was indeed a surprising change. Everyone embraced his funny side. Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor are the main reasons audience watch its remake, Welcome Back.
5. Khamoshi: The Musical
Khamoshi is a musical drama movie. It stars Nana Patekar as the deaf and mute father of Manisha Koirala. His acting in the movie is emotional and poignant. Acting without any word expresses the calibre of the actor. If the actor is as talented as Nana Patekar, the role is going to to stir your soul. The movie was a commercial hit, and Nana Patekar proved that he is one of the rarest gems of Bollywood.