Nana Patekar, a character who has truly overwhelmed us with the every film that he did, has something more to himself as a man! He is intense, both on and off the screen.
Watching him on-screen has always been a treat, but his off-screen life has been all the more intriguing. Since we all love him so much, we have managed to scoop some super interesting and uncovered stories of his life that'll truly move you!
When all of his mates chose to carry on with a sumptuous life, Nana wanted to carry on a basic and a normal life. Where every one of his associates have lavish manor to live in, Nana still lives in a 1 BHK flat. He doesn't think spending much on extravagances rather he would spend it for the improvement of the general public.
As we probably are aware, Nana Patekar was not conceived with a silver spoon. The fame that he appreciates today is the after-effect of his sheer commitment and hard work. Furthermore, he additionally had an obligation to bolster his family. Thus, when he came down to Mumbai, Nana needed to resume to employments like painting zebra crossing on the streets to gain his living. He used to do odd occupations to win his bread and margarine.
It was Nana who approached to help the peasants hit by a cataclysm of acute drought. At that point when everybody was simply sympathizing with the hopeless circumstance of those ranchers, Nana was the person who took responsibility to realize an alleviation to these farmers. He gave 15,000 rupees for every family to very nearly 62 groups of farmers who conferred suicide.
He was completely floored by co-star Manisha Koirala, so much so, that the duo fell for each other. But, because of his brutal and eccentric nature, the relationship did not last long.
Nana is a complete family man. Nana Patekar's real name is Vishwanath Patekar and though right now, he might seem like a sweet man who is humble, down to earth and giving, he was a complete brat when he was a kid!
He suffered from an inferiority complex and was brutally scarred mentally when the girl he liked married his brother instead of him because he was dark. We can't believe a legend such as himself could have ever had an inferiority complex!
Last but not the least, this man was the first actor to have demanded 1 Crore for a film. The backdrop goes like, Nana had grown convincingly powerful with the kind of roles he picked and the impeccable acting he delivered, that director were completely going gaga over him any were ready to offer him the said amount.
Of course Nana, dark or no dark, you've managed to throw light in the Bollywood industry and we totally adore you, not only for the actor that you are, but also the kind of human that you are!