Versatile actor Nana Patekar turns 70


Guwahati: With the New Year arriving,  versatile actor, Nana Patekar turns 70 today. Born on 1 January 1951 in Murad-Janjira (Maharashtra), there are many things in Nana’s life that most people would not know. 

Nana Patekar has been the industry’s powerhouse for so long. With so much experience under his belt, he has made some memorable movies for audiences over the years. He has been active in Bollywood for 4 decades due to his strong acting skills and down to earth attitude.

So let us know some interesting things related to his life on his birthday today. 

Nana Patekar is not only a good actor, but he is also a good cook. Yes, Nana Patekar is very fond of cooking. He often cooks himself for his friends. He also said in an interview that he is a better cook than an actor.

Nana likes to live a simple and simple life. Whenever he and his wife get a chance, they themselves come forward to help the needy. He also runs an NGO, which works to help farmers, river conservation, and the needy people.

Talking about his career, Nana Patekar started his career with a small role in Muzaffar Ali’s film Gaman. He got recognition from N. Chandra’s Ankush and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Parinda. After Krantivir came in 1991, he was no less than a superstar. He acted as a hero in films like Yashwant, Wajood, Yugpurush, Ghulam-e-Mustafa. He also directed a film like Prahar. Apart from this, he is also known for acting in films like Khamoshi, Yashwant, Till now Chhappan, Kidnapping, Welcome and Politics.