NANA PATEKAR

  • 'Welcome Back' first look: Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Nana Patekar form the wedding party 6 days ago

    Anees Bazmee's sequel to his 2007 film 'Welcome' looks like a perfect concoction for a laugh riot. Titled 'Welcome Back', the film stars Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal and John Abraham, who has replaced Akshay Kumar in the sequel. Shruti Haasan, Dimple Kapadia, Shiney Ahuja and Naseeruddin Shah. ...
  • Nana Patekar to attend London Indian Film Festival July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, known for his brilliant performances in 'The Pool', 'Parinda' and 'Ab Tak Chappan', is all set to be a part of the ongoing London Indian Film Festival. Patekar, 63, will be one of the main guests at the World Premiere of director Samruddhi Porey's 'Hemalkasa' on...
  • Nana Patekar slams Sanjay Dutt's parole extension February 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding the support of Bollywood bigwigs to Sanjay Dutt, Nana Patekar today slammed the extension of parole to the jailed actor, saying he would never work with the convicted star. The 63-year-old actor said the least he can do is boycott the films that Dutt stars in. "I have...
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah December 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly one of the best performers on the Indian screen. Despite his atypical looks, he managed to make a mark for himself in both parallel and commercial films, but gives credit to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for paving the way for unconventional looking heroes in the...
  • Paresh Rawal is a world-class actor: Anil Kapoor August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor, who is working with Paresh Rawal again in 'Welcome Back,' a sequel to the 2007 hit 'Welcome', regards him as a world-class actor. "I was working internationally and they were saying 'Anil you are doing very well and I like the way you work.' I said, 'I am...
  • Never wanted to sign Sunny Leone for 'Welcome' sequel: Anees Bazmee May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anees Bazmee says he was not keen to rope in Sunny Leone in his film because he doesn't want to be "accused of anything risque". The Canadian adult film star Sunny embarked on Bollywood journey with 'Jism 2' and she also did item number in 'Shootout At Wadala'. Before...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including industrialist Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar, actor Nana Patekar and designer Ritu Kumar. Professor Roddam Narasimha, a internationally renowned expert on fluid dynamics and famous painter Sayed Haider Raza...
  • RGV reacts to scathing response to 'Attacks of 26/11' March 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma stands by his stance that 'life-changing' events like the night of 26/11 must be chronicled. He is happy with the response to his movie 'The Attacks of 26/11', and maintains that it is not against any community or a religion. "I think it's very important that...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'The Attacks of 26/11', 'I, Me Aur Main' March 2, 2013

    Rajeev Masand says most of the 26/11 incidents have been staged awkwardly and handled without much finesse in the movie. Kapil Sharma's 'I, Me Aur Main' tells the coming of age story of a 35-year-old. ...
  • Attacks of 26/11: Why I was reminded of the old RGV March 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Ram Gopal Varma is an unpredictable filmmaker. Sometimes he comes up with films intended for voyeuristic pleasure, exploitative in their structure and intent. And then often he gives us a structured venture such as 'The Attacks of 26/11'. There are spoilers ahead. So if you haven't seen the film,...
  • Telugu film celebs laud 'The Attacks of 26/11' March 1, 2013

    Chennai: Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, despite a series of flops, criticism and controversies, has managed to impress members from Telugu film fraternity, who watched his latest film 'The Attacks of 26/11'. The film, on the terror attacks which rocked Mumbai Nov 26, 2008, released worldwide Friday. It features Nana Patekar,...
  • Nana Patekar wants Uddhav, Raj Thackeray to patch up March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Nana Patekar has appealed to estranged cousins, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and MNS boss Raj Thackeray, to patch up and work together. "I told them not to stay separately and work together for the benefit of all of us," Patekar said on Rajat Sharma's show 'Aap...
  • 'The Attacks of 26/11' Tweet Review: First day, first show March 1, 2013

    When Ram Gopal Varma went to visit the site of one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the history of Indian subcontinent, it was seen as a publicity gimmick from a filmmaker who was going through a rough patch, but Varma was serious about his recce. The maverick director, who...
  • RGV's 'The Attacks of 26/11' not passed by UAE censor board February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma's ambitious project 'The Attacks of 26/11', a movie based on the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike, has hit a rough patch with the UAE censor board. The film has been rejected after it was reviewed by the Dubai censors. "It is a well known fact that the 10...
  • I don't believe in awards, says Ram Gopal Varma February 28, 2013

    Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma is noted for his life-inspired, hard-hitting scripts. His early laurels for 'Satya', 'Shool', 'Shiva' and 'Sarkar Raj' established him in the industry as a director who means business. He has woven extreme slow motions, loud background scores, cutting dialogues, calculated silences, strong close ups into his...
  • The Attacks of 26/11: In conversation with Nana Patekar, RGV February 27, 2013

    Nana Patekar will be seen playing Mumbai top-cop in RGV's 'The attacks of 26/11'. The actor was in the capital along with director Ram Gopal Varma for a special screening of the film. ...
  • RGV's 'The Attacks of 26/11' in English too February 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma's 'The Attacks of 26/11' has been simultaneously shot in English and Hindi and for the first time Nana Patekar will be heard delivering dialogues in English. Confirming this, Varma said: "'Attacks of 26/11' is also in English. The film is the same, it is just that the...
  • Padma Award: Isn't it too late for Rajesh Khanna? January 27, 2013

    Mumbai: That Rajesh Khanna is being honoured with a Padma Bhushan is a good thing. That he is being honoured after his death is not such a good thing. Why wait for the legends to die before honouring them? Why honour him with a Padma award a good 35 years...
  • Padma Awards: List of awardees January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: 108 personalities from various fields have been selected for the Padma Awards this year. Following is the list of the recipients: Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra, Art S Haider Raza, Art Prof Yash Pal, Science and Engineering Prof Roddam Narasimha, Science and Engineering Padma Bhushan Dr Ramanaidu Daggubati, Art Sreeramamurthy Janaki, Art Dr (Smt) Kanak Rele, Art Sharmila...
  • Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore to get Padma Awards January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Late actor Rajesh Khanna and late satirist Jaspal Bhatti are among Padma Bhushan recipients this year. Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, will also be given to actor Sharmila Tagore, boxing champion Mary Kom, cricketer Rahul Dravid. Rajesh Khanna and Jaspal Bhatti, who died in 2012, will...
  • RGV: Censor won't have issue with 'Attacks of 26/11' January 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who is all set with his film 'The Attacks of 26/11', based on the real incident the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, says he is not worried about the censor board which will not have any issue with this film. "There are two aspects to this film. It's...
  • The Attacks of 26/11: What happened on that day January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The first poster of 'The Attacks of 26/11' has been released. Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, the film stars Nana Patekar and Sanjeev Jaiswal in the lead roles. The film is likely to probe into the events that took place during a terrorist attack on Mumbai. ...
  • Nana Patekar slams Lifetime Achievement award January 2, 2013

    Thane: Bollywood actor Nana Patekar today slammed the concept of 'Lifetime Achievement Awards', saying that people make beneficial contributions to the society and merit such honours. The actor confirmed that he would never accept one. "Anybody and everybody gets up and forms any organisation and institutes a Lifetime Achievement Award...
  • RGV feels weird shooting reel hanging of Kasab December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says he felt weird after he completed shooting the hanging scene in his movie 'The Attacks of 26/11', based on the Mumbai terror attack. "Just now finished shooting Kasab's hanging... Must say it felt really eerie that the reel hanging happened hardly a week after...
  • Attacks of 26/11: Profits to be donated to the victims November 26, 2012

    Mumbai: The profits earned from Ram Gopal Varmadirected 'The Attacks of 26/11', about the 2008 terror attacks in the city, will be donated to victims and heroes, says the film's producer Parag Sanghvi. As many as 10 Pakistani terrorists attacked Taj Mahal Hotel, Oberoi Trident Hotel, Nariman House and CST railway...
  • Watch: Seven minutes of RGV's film on 26/11 attacks November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The first seven minutes of Ram Gopal Varma's film on the terror attacks of 26/11 has been released. The film features Nana Patekar and Sanjay Jaiswal in prominent roles and the trailer promises to throw a new light on the events of November 26, 2008. ...
  • Review: 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' lacks pace, humour September 29, 2012

    Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Nana Patekar, Madhurima, Sona Nair, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Neeraj Vora Director: Priyadarshan If Priyadarshans earlier comedy of errors left you wanting for more then youre in for some serious fun in Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal. The film has borrowed its theme and basic premise from a Malayalam film...
  • Friday Release: Priyan's 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: It seems Paresh Rawal is going to be the most seen man of this week. His two films are releasing simultaneously. Rawal's 'Oh My God' is releasing with 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal', though he is not in the lead role in 'Kamal Dhamaal Malamaal'. At the first glance, 'Kamaal Dhamaal...
  • 'Kamaal Dhamal Malamaal' makers upset Christians September 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Christian associations have sought immediate removal of objectionable scenes from director Priyadarshan's 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' and demanded special screening of the film before its release tomorrow. "We have registered our protest against the movie. We demand a special screening of the movie urgently and deletion of objectionable scenes as we...