If you are a fan of Indian action-comedy entertaining films, you must be a fan of Nana Patekar. This famous Indian actor, filmmaker, writer, and philanthropist works in Hindi and Marathi films. The great thing about this gifted actor is that he acts naturally, and people fan his performance. Nana Patekar has a huge fan-following and is a megastar in Bollywood cinema.
As of 2023, Nana Patekar's net worth is estimated to be $7 million.
|Net Worth||$7 million|
|Given Name||Vishwanath Patekar|
|Famous Name||Nana Patekar|
|Source(s) of Fame||Indian Actor, Writer, Filmmaker, Philanthropist|
|Date of Birth||January 1, 1951|
|Place of Birth||Murud-Janjira, Raigad District, Bombay State, India (now Maharashtra, India)|
|Relationships||Married, Neelkanti Patekar,|
Nana Patekar was born Vishwanath Patekar in the Raigad District of Maharashtra on January 1, 1951. His father was a textile businessman named Gajanan Patekar, and his mother was Nirmala Patekar.
He completed his school education from Samarth Vidyalaya in Maharashtra and then carried on to a Commercial Arts Diploma from Sir J.J Institute of Applied Arts situated in Mumbai.
Nana Patekar was active in inter-collegiate dramatics during his college years. He starred in several Bollywood movies after graduation. A notable thing about him is that he worked with the most prominent film directors of Bollywood.
Although Nana Patekar was inclined towards acting and pursuing a career in acting since his early years, he made his acting debut in 1978. The first film that featured him was ‘Gaman,’ which made him quite popular. For most of the starting years, Nana Patekar played the negative role of villain.
Then came the turning point of his entire acting career. After his first debut film, he starred in several Marathi movies in small roles. In 1989, he appeared in the film ‘Parinda .’This film made him very popular and won him awards, including National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Filmfare Awards.
Later on, Nana Patekar moved towards film direction. He directed his first film titled ‘Parhaar’ in 1991. The most famous and blockbuster films of Nana Patekar are ‘Krantiveer’ (1994), ‘Agnisakshi’ (1996), ‘Khamoshi: The Musical ‘(1996), ‘Shakti: The Power’ (2002), ‘Apaharan’ (2005), ‘Welcome’ (2007), ‘Raajneeti’ (2010), and ‘Welcome Back’ (2015).
The film of Nana Patekar that made the most money was ‘Welcome Back .’It made a record total gross collection of 168.76 Crore rupees at the box office! Wow
In 1978, Nana Patekar married Neelkanti when he was 27 years old. Neelkanti was a bank officer, producer, and actor. But the marriage did not work, and he got separated from his wife.
Nana Patekar then dated Manisha Koirala, a popular actress.
Being a prominent Indian actor, Nana Patekar has gained a lot of fan-following from all over the globe, wherever fans of action-comedy films reside. Going on towards the followers on his social media accounts, he has a huge number of subscribers on YouTube, going up to 3.85 K. Furthermore, he has about 115.8K followers on Twitter.
Some people are born with many talents, and they cash those talents in terms of applause and money. Nana Patekar is one of such people who has been blessed with the talent of acting and directing films at the same time. He started his career as an actor but later moved on to film direction and proved successful in both fields. With millions of fans of his natural and outstanding acting, Nana Patekar has a net worth of $7 million!
Nana Patekar has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Divyanka Tripathi, Neeru Bajwa, Ruairi O’Connor, Jahking Guillory, McKenna Grace, Julia Roberts, Asher Angel, Akshay Kumar, and Katie Douglas.