5 times Nana Patekar made full use of freedom of speech

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2015 16:47 IST

He's never the one to back off, at least on screen. Nana Patekar's fiery dialogues, endless monologues, are just the kind of stuff that sends his fans into raptures. Needless to say, his dialogues are his passport.

And his victims on the receiving end? Clueless politicians, flummoxed by the questions and the pearls of wisdom he dishes out without fail around the climax scene.

Now that Section 66A of the IT act is condemned by the Supreme Court of India, we take some time out to remember the man who always put the freedom of expression to good use. Here’s a list of five such scenes where he just nailed it.

Film: Karntiveer (1994)

Dialogue: Aa gaye meri maut ka tamasha dekhne…

USP: That evil laugh.

Film: Tirangaa (1992)

Dialogue: Insaaf ke iss mandir me nyay kahan hai?

USP: A cynical inspector.

Film: Yashwant (1997)

Dialogue: Jail ka gunda…

USP: I am the law.

Film: Ghulam-E-Mustafa (1997)

Dialogue: Ye meetha danda hai…

USP: The silent intensity.

Film: Prahaar (1991)

Dialogue: A soldier never quits…

USP: Honesty is the best policy.

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