Shankar nag – kannada actor

 NAME – Shankar Nag

BIRTH NAME Shankar Nagarkatte


DATE OF BIRTH 9/11/1954 at Mallapura, Kumta, Karnataka.


LINE OF INTEREST Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Anchor.


TITLES Shankaranna, Auto Raja, Karate king.


NUMBER OF MOVIES 80 movies in Kannada and Hindi.


DEBUT FILM/ SERIAL As actor – Ondanodhu Kaladalli directed by Girish Karnad.

As Director – Minchina Ota.

NOTABLE MOVIES Ondanodhu Kaladalli, Moogana sedu, Seetharamu, Minchina Ota, Geetha,   Auto raja, Nodi swamy navirode hige, Apoorva sangama, Parameshi Prema   Prasanga, Accident, Sangliana, CBI Shankar, Nigooda Rahasya.
MARRIED TO Arundathi Nag


AWARDS National Award at Delhi film festival for Ondanodhu Kaladalli,   Several State awards and others.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS Sanket Electronics – is the first Electronics Recording studio in   Karnataka was established by Shankar Nag.

Un-Finished Projects – Shankar Nag proposed Metro trains to bangalore   and other projects like rope way from nandi hills, Low cost house.

TELEVISION Shankar Nag directed Malgudi days serial which was based on   R.K.Narayan’s collection of short stories for Doordarshan in 1987. Malgudi   days was shot in Agumbe, shimoga in which some of the notable heroes like   Anant nag, Vishnuvardhan acted. Malgudi days is considered as one of the   nation’s best serial even today.

Directed another serial called swami in 1989.

DEATH 30/9/1990 – Shankar nag died in car accident near Davanagere while he   was travelling for his film shooting at bagalkote.




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