Veteran actor Nana Patekar recently spills the beans about his film journey. He said, he enjoyed doing plays on stage, but late actress and “very good” friend Smita Patil forced him to try his luck in Bollywood. Actress Smita recommended his name to Ravi Chopra for the film ‘Aaj Ki Aawaz’. Nana Patekar worked with Smita Patil in movies like “Awam” and “Giddh”.
“She was a very good friend of mine. Now, she is not with us anymore and I really miss her,” Nana told reporters in a group interview. However, Nana also added that he doesn’t like to attend parties. “I don’t like to attend parties because I feel parties are attended by those who don’t have the guts to speak directly and then they speak out after getting drunk and the next day they go and apologies to them.”
“I don’t like to sit with such people so neither I go nor my family attends it. I am a very simple man,” he added.