Nana Patekar has always been known for his heart-wrenching portrayals of the sad reality of the society. While cinephiles appreciated his critically-acclaimed films, he surprised us all by tickling our funny bones some comedies too. Assuming you have a subscription to Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney + Hotstar, Zee5 or any other streaming channels, here are some Nana Patekar movies that you MUST watch.
Natasamrat To Welcome: 5 Nana Patekar Movies In Marathi & Hindi To Keep You Entertained
One of the most popular Marathi films that is enjoyed across the world is Nana Patekar's Natasamrat. It's a painful story of a renowned Shakesperean actor and stage artist Ganpat, who walks on the path of confusion and eccentricity post his retirement. After being abandoned by his children due to his tactics, he embarks on a self-journey, which is the pivotal theme of this film. You can enjoy this movie on Airtel Xtreme, Netflix or Amazon Prime.
Taxi No 9211
Starring Nana Patekar and John Abram in pivotal roles, Taxi No 9211 is a comedy-drama film that revolves around Raghav (Patekar), a taxi driver and his unexpected conflict and misadventures with Jai Mittal (Abraham), son of a wealthy businessman. You can watch it on Hotstar.
Known for his otherwise serious roles, it was a pleasant surprise for fans to see Nana play a comic role in Welcome. It's a slapstick film about two thugs (Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor) want to get their sister (Katrina Kaif) married off to Rajeev (Akshay Kumar), a boy from a non-criminal background. When Rajeev's uncle opposes the marriage- that leads to a series of funny events that will make you laugh! You can watch this film on YouTube.
One of the most memorable performances delivered by Nana Patekar was that of Joseph Briganza, a deaf and mute proud Goan who finds it difficult to accept the life choices of his daughter, Annie. The film mainly focusses on the beautiful yet conflicted bond, the father-daughter share, and the journey they undertake. Watch this film on Hotstar.
Dr Prakash Baba Amte
Tune in to Zee5 to watch Dr Prakash Baba Amte, a classic movie with Nana Patekar playing the protagonist along with Sonali Kulkarni. Revolving around the life of Dr. Prakash Baba Amte, son of a renowned doctor, social activist, and philanthropist Baba Amte, the film beautifully portrays the struggle of this doctor who decides to leave the city life behind to settle in Hemalkasa, a village where tribals suffered from leprosy, and convince them to open their minds to modern medicine.