Birth: 21-03-1905 ,
Nana Palsikar was an Indian film actor, who appeared in over 80 Hindi films. He made his film debut in 1935 with `Dhuwandhar`, and went on to play character roles in both Hindi mainstream and art-house films. He was also cast in small parts in a few international productions such as `Maya` (1966), `The Guru` (1969), and `Gandhi` (1982). Palsikar was awarded the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award twice, in 1962 and 1965. He was recognised with an award in the same category by the Bengal Film Journalists' Association in 1965. He died on 1 June, 1984 in Mumbai, aged 77.