Nana Patekar Hits Back at Naseeruddin Shah over The Kashmir Files and Gadar 2 Remarks: Exploring His Perspective on Nationalism

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Nana Patekar questions Naseeruddin Shah’s comments on The Kashmir Files, defends Gadar 2: ‘What nationalism means to him?’


Actor Nana Patekar has reacted to Naseeruddin Shah’s latest comment on films like The Kashmir Files, Gadar 2 and The Kerala Story being harmful.
Nana Patekar reacted to Naseeruddin Shah’s comment on popularity of films like The Kashmir Files.

Nana Patekar’s Response

During an interview with ETimes, Nana Patekar questioned Naseeruddin Shah’s comments and asked, “Did you ask Naseer what nationalism means to him?”
He emphasized that expressing love for one’s nation is a form of nationalism, and he does not consider it a negative thing.

Defending Gadar 2

Patekar proceeded to defend Gadar 2 but refrained from commenting on The Kerala Story as he hadn’t seen the film. He stressed the importance of adhering to facts when making a film based on real-life events. He also pointed out that it’s not ethical for filmmakers to exploit the theme of nationalism solely for financial gain.

The Vaccine War

Nana Patekar plays the lead role in The Vaccine War, a film centered around the contributions of Dr. Balram Bhargava, the leader of the team responsible for developing Covaxin during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the film highlights India’s efforts in the race to create a Covid-19 vaccine. Anupam Kher and Kantara star Sapthami Gowda also feature in the cast.
The Vaccine War is scheduled for release on September 28th.


Nana Patekar’s response to Naseeruddin Shah’s comments brings attention to the question of what nationalism truly means. He defends Gadar 2 and emphasizes the importance of factual accuracy in films based on real-life events. The article also highlights Nana Patekar’s upcoming film, The Vaccine War, centered around the development of Covaxin during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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