Nana Patekar is an Indian film actor and writer, philanthropist and filmmaker, mainly working in Hindi and Marathi cinema.
He is best known for his role in the film Agni Sakshi written by Ranbir Pushp for which he won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He also won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Parinda (1989).
He then won the Filmfare Best Villain Award for his role in Angaar (1992). In 1995, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor as well as the Filmfare and the Screen awards for Best Actor for his role in Krantiveer (1994).
He also won his second Filmfare Best Villain Award for his role in Apaharan (2005). In 2017 he won the Filmfare Marathi award for best actor for his performance in Natsamrat.
He, along with Irrfan Khan, are the only actor(s) ever to win Filmfare Award for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Villain categories.
He was bestowed with the fourth highest civilian honour of India, the Padma Shri award for his dedication in the field of Films and Arts.
- Full name: Nana Patekar
- Profession: Indian actor
- Born: 1 January 1951 (age 69 years), Murud-Janjira Fort, India
- Height: 1.7 m
- Spouse: Neelakanti Patekar (m. 1978)