Nana Patekar to return to films with The Confession
Nana was accused of sexual harassment by actor Tanushree Dutta in 2018, and has since kept a low-profile
Actor Nana Patekar will star in Ananth Mahadevan's upcoming film The Confession. The film, a social thriller, and it will see Nana essaying the primary role. This marks the actor's return to the big screen after a while. He was accused of sexual harassment by actor Tanushree Dutta in 2018, and has since kept a low-profile. The allegations had broadly kicked off the #MeToo movement in Bollywood. In 2019, Nana was cleared of molestation charges by the Mumbai Police due to a lack of evidence.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "NANA PATEKAR IN 'THE CONFESSION'... #NanaPatekar returns to the big screen after a gap, will essay principal role in social-thriller #TheConfession... Directed by #AnanthNarayanMahadevan... Produced by #NarendraHirawat, #PravinShah, #SagoonWagh, #AjayKapoor and #SubhashKale."
Nana's last film, pre-#MeToo, was Kaala (2018), where he played the antagonist opposite Rajinikanth. Nana had quit Housefull 4 the same year, and was replaced by Rana Daggubati. It's My Life, a much-older film featuring Nana in a supporting role, was released on Zee Cinema in 2020.