Nana Patekar

  • Nana Patekar slams Sanjay Dutt's parole extension 28-02-2014 11:30 AM

    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 23-12-2013 01:27 PM

    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 27-08-2013 01:30 PM

    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...
  • Never wanted to sign Sunny Leone for 'Welcome' sequel: Anees Bazmee 27-05-2013 06:00 PM

    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'....
  • President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards 20-04-2013 05:46 PM

    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...
  • Padma Awards: List of awardees 25-01-2013 09:50 PM

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  • Watch: Seven minutes of RGV's film on 26/11 attacks 23-11-2012 07:35 PM

    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. ...
  • Marathi film 'Deool' is minting money 07-11-2011 06:23 PM

    Mumbai: Marathi film Deool which released a week after Ra.one is attracting huge crowds in theaters prompting the filmmakers to increase the number of daily shows by 50. Directed by Umesh Kulkarni and with a star cast like Nana Patekar, Dilip Prabhavalkar, Sonali Kulkarni and a cameo by Naseeruddin Shah,...
  • Nana Patekar to turn director again 09-05-2011 12:54 PM

    Veteran actor Nana Patekar is one of those Bollywood personalities who prefers to talk straight. According to his own words, he doesn't believe in appeasing people for his own gains and neither does he like to mince words. This man who calls a spade a spade is all set to...
  • Nana Patekar plays real life cop again 28-04-2011 01:02 PM

    Mumbai: After playing a cop in Ab Tak Chappan, Nana Patekar returns in another cop avatar. Nana plays the character of ACP Hanumant Singh in Shagird which is believed to be based on the life of ACP Rajbir Singh of Special Operations Squad, Delhi Police. Rajbir Singh was apparently shot...
  • No B'wood classic since 1975, a shame: Tigmanshu 25-04-2011 01:31 PM

    Tigmanshu Dhulia, who has made films like Charas, Haasil and now Shagird has been of the opinion that the art of filmmaking in India only comes secondary. According to him, the bane of Bollywood lies in the fact that big banners and producers chase big names to sign their films....
  • Thackeray visits Patekar's Ganpati 22-09-2010 10:03 AM

    Nana Patekar had a few days back visited Thackeray's residence and requested him to attend the evening 'aarti' to Lord Ganesha at his residence, during the auspicious 10-day festival. Thackeray, along with his son Uddhav and grandson Aditya, attended the 'aarti' and exchanged pleasantries with the actor and his family...
  • MUSIC REVIEW: 'Raajneeti' makes a mark 16-05-2010 01:28 PM

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