Patekar, Nana 1951-
Most widely held works by Nana Patekar
Raajneeti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Raajneeti is the story of one man's struggle to keep away from his family's business: politics. But having been sucked in, he must fight to master the game and unwillingly descend into the moral hell that is Indian democracy. The rivalry of two sets of cousins escalates into an all-out war and draws the protagonist into the dark side of dealing with his enemies, thus completing his own journey into corruption.
Bluffmaster ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A conman falls in love with a woman that is honest, sincere and rooted, but her love for him is shattered when she finds out that he is someone other than he portrays.
Welcome ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Uday Shetty, Majnu and their boss, Sikander, three Hong Kong-based serio-comic mobsters, are keen to get their sister Sanjana married into a respectable family. Uday, upon a chance meeting with a handsome bachelor, Rajiv, is convinced that the latter would be an appropriate match for Sanjana. However, Rajiv's uncle, Dr. Ghunghroo does not approve of his nephew's association with a dubious family"--Container.
Shakthi the power ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Circumstances take Canadian Nri Nandini to India where she is shocked at the brutality and violence of her husband's father. After her husband is killed, Nandini finds herself in a desperate struggle to leave the country with her father-in-law hot on her trail to get her son and his heir.
Bhoot ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Despite being told that the previous tenant jumped to her death, stock analyst Vishal takes a 12th-floor apartment in a Mumbai city-center block. His wife Swati starts to feel she's not alone, but goes about everyday chores. Then she begins sleepwalking. Vishal consults psychiatrist Dr. Rajan, while the couple's maid--who believes Swati is possessed--calls in Sarita, an exorcist. Meanwhile, other seemingly unrelated events take place around the building: the watchman is terrorized, one of the residents behaves erratically, and a murder occurs. Inspector Qureshi is sent to investigate. All the while, neither the psychiatrist nor the exorcist make much progress with Swati.
Tum milo toh sahi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"Set in modern-day Mumbai, with all the demands and pressures of city life, the film weaves together the lives of three couples who connect with each other through a series of touching and hilarious moments, sometimes just over a simple cup of coffee"--Container insert.
Paathshaala Get educated ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 65 libraries worldwide
"Paathshaala challenges the increasing immoralities and unethical practices in the Indian education system. It analyses intricately the relationship between students, teachers, and the education system with sensitivity, sensibility and reflects the true spirit of an education system"--on container.
Salaam Bombay ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Hindi and Russian and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"Abandoned by the travelling fair for which he works, 11 year old Krishna ... finds himself in Bombay. He is initiated into the ways of the city by various members of a children's street gang and, determined to save up enough money to get home, begins work at the bottom of the street hierarchy as a 'Chaipau' or tea-boy."--Container.
Parinda ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Musical story about two brothers whose relationship is strained by underworld violence.
Hattrick ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The World Cup cricket tournament is a backdrop to the lives of five crazy protagonists.
Apaharan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Apaharan, is the story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father and son, set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the heartland of Bihar.
Taxi no. 9 2 11 Taxi no. nau do gyarah ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Raghav, a caustic taxi driver and Jai, the decadent scion of a wealthy family meet when Jai steps into Raghav's cab on his way to court. This begins a journey during which things go unexpectedly and spectacularly wrong, as their lives turn upside down in 24 hours. A comic thriller about "two attitudes, two egos, and two distinctive brands of humor."
Khamoshi the musical ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The story of Annie, whose parents are deaf. As a child Annie learns music from her grandmother, who teaches her piano and singing. After a tragedy in her family, Annie's father sells the piano. When she later meets a singer, who brings music back into her life, she is torn between loyalty and desire.
Taxi no. 9211 nau do gyarah ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Raghav, a caustic taxi driver and Jai, the decadent scion of a wealthy family meet when Jai steps into Raghav's cab on his way to court. This begins a journey during which things go unexpectedly and spectacularly wrong, as their lives turn upside down in 24 hours. A comic thriller about "Two attitudes, two egos, and two distinctive brands of humor" -- container insert.
Ab tak chhappan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A crime film about a cop who has killed 56 people ... so far, and of the circumstances that can produce a man like him.
Shagird ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Delhi Police Crime Branch Officer Hanumant Singh, a respected yet feared officer whose tactics and ethics are questionable, mentors Mohit, a new junior officer on his team. Their ideologies cross paths when notorious gangster Bunty Bhaiya enters the fray. Together, Hanumant Singh and Bunty Bhaiya work for power hungry politician Rajmani Singh, who rules the state using unfair means and will not let anything or anyone get in his way.
Darna mana hai Ḍaranā manā hai ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 27 libraries worldwide
It is a blend of six stories woven into the main plot. The story is about six friends coming back from Goa on a dark night. They are stranded in the dense forest as their car breaks down and they have to find shelter in the deserted ruins. Huddled around the bonfire, they start sharing spooky stories that they have heard.
Ek the power of one ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Nandu, an orphan and criminal is wrongly accused of a politician's murder. He escapes and encounters Shekhar on a train. Shekhar is returning home after fourteen years, but he is accidentally killed by the police tracking Nandu. Nandu goes to Shekhar's village to inform the family, but is mistaken for Shekhar. Nandu is being tracked by CBI Inspector Rane and incidentally, he becomes romantically involved with Preet. What will be Nandu's fate?
Hu tu tu ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Hindi and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A story of revolt against political corruption.
Yatra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 20 libraries worldwide
In this art film, a writer draws inspiration for an award winning novel from a courtesan.
Arranged marriage Brothers Children of deaf parents Comedy films Cricket Crime Custody of children Drama Drama Education Families Fantasy films Fathers and sons Fathers-in-law Feature films Feature films Fiction films Foreign films Gangster films Gangsters Ghosts Ghost stories Horror films India India--Bihar India--Bombay Interpersonal relations Kidnapping Love stories Man-woman relationships Married people Motion pictures Motion pictures, Indic Murder Musical films Police Political corruption Prisons Rich people Romantic comedy films Social history Students Supernatural Swindlers and swindling Taxicab drivers Teachers Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Violence World Cup (Cricket)
Nana Patekar, 1951-