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Happy Birthday to Nana Patekar: Versatile Actor with many Award-Winning Performances

As Nana Patekar celebrates his 71st birthday, these are some of his award-winning performances

Happy Birthday to Nana Patekar: Versatile Actor with many Award-Winning Performances

By being a part of the cast, some performers define the film's quality. If that particular actor is in it, the audience knows it will be a terrific watch, and Vishwanath Patekar, better known as Nana Patekar, is one of them. Nana is a Padma Shri Awardee and one of Bollywood's most sophisticated actors. He never fails to astonish the audience with his on-screen performance. He is the only actor to win three Filmfare Awards: Best Actor, Best Supporting Role, and Best Villain.

As Nana celebrates her 71st birthday, these are some of her award-winning performances:


Ajay Devgn, Bipasha Basu, and Nana in the key roles in the 2005 film. Nana was Tabrez Alam's antagonist, and she was fantastic in the role. For this film, he received Filmfare and IIFA honours.


Nana and Dimple Kapadia star in the film, which was released in 1994. Nana won the Filmfare and National Awards for best actor in 1995 and 1994, respectively, for this romantic drama directed by Mehul Kumar.


This movie birthed the iconic dialogue that is used every time someone mimics Nana, 'Accha hai…Bahut Accha hai.' Parinda had a star-studded cast, featuring Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, and was released in 1989. Vidhu Vinod Chopra directed the movie. In 1990 and 1989, Nana received the Filmfare and National awards for Best Supporting Actor for the film.

Agni Sakshi

Agni Sakshi, a 1996 film, is regarded as one of the best remakes of the 1991 thriller Sleeping With The Enemy. Manisha Koirala, Divya Dutta, and Jackie Shroff also star in the film. Nana was nominated for a National Award for the film in 1996.

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