Nana Patekar is an Indian actor, writer and filmmaker. He is most known for his spectacular performances in movies such as Ab Tak Chhappan, Krantiveer, Parinda, Agni Sakshi, Tirangaa and Raajneeti. Nana is said to be one of India’s most controversial actors due to his acting style and dialogs. Yet, it is this same acting style that has made Nana a three time recipient of the National Award. He has also been awarded Padma Shri for his dedication in the field of Films and Arts.