10. Nana Patekar known for his simple lifestyle. has been generous in donating to charities.

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9. He contributed money towards rebuilding of the flood ravaged villages in Bihar through the charitable organisation Anubhuthi

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8. All the monetary remuneration he obtained for his performance in the movie Paathshaala was donated by him to five different charitable organisations.

 

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7. When he was awarded the Raj Kapoor award which carries a cash prize of Rs 10,00,000, he donated the entire amount towards drought relief activities in Maharashtra.

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6. He also provided financial aid to families of farmers who committed suicide due to indebtedness brought about by drought.

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5. He distributed cheques worth Rs 15,000 to 62 families of farmers from Vidarbha region in August 2015 and another 113 families from Latur and Osmanabad districts of Marathwada in September 2015

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4. As a shooter, Nana Patekar participated in state level competitions and he is an expert with guns and rifles. He’s also well acquainted with policing work.

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3. Nana has his own private hide out which is a hut in a village far away from Pune. There is no electricity, no T.V., no fridge. He cooks his own food and even looks after his own farm. He has dug a well in the compound of his house and has a huge collection of birds and even different kinds of animals and even snakes who he calls “My friends, who are much better than the friends I have in Mumbai.”

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2. He is a professional cricketer and a very good batsman and bowler. He has several friends in the Indian team and fires them whenever they play badly.

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1. He has no fear of politicians. This writer has seen him blasting the former Prime Minster Mr. P V Narsimha Rao and said he had the right to talk to anyone in a democracy. He was a friend of Balasaheb Thackeray, but also has his differences with him which he openly expresses. He is a friend of both Udhav and Raj Thackeray, but is not interested in their politics.

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