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|Birthday||09 November 1954 (Tuesday)|
|Date of death||30 September 1990 (Sunday)|
|Birth Place||Honnavar , Uttara Kannada , Karnataka|
|Age (in 1990)||35 years 10 months 21 days Old|
|Height||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6" ins
|Weight||in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163.14 lbs
Shankar Nag was born on 09-11-1954 in Honnavar in the state of Karnataka, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Screenwriter, Film Director, Film Producer, Philanthropist & TV Host who best known for his work in Kannada film industry.
|Other Name:||Shankar Nagarakatte,Shankar Anna,Karate king,Auto Raja|
|Other Professions:||Film Director Film Producer Philanthropist Screen writer Television Presenter|
Shankar Nag Biography, Relationship & Career
Shankar Nag, a renowned Kannada star was an actor, screenwriter, director and a philanthropist by profession. He was also praised for his work at Malgudi Days, a very famous series telecasted on Doordarshan. He acted and also led the episodes of Malgudi Days. Being born and brought up in a village, he was always interested in Marathi movies, directing and acting. Nag was commended for his awesome vision and imagination in his instructions.
After finishing his basic education, Nag shifted to Mumbai where he began acting in local theaters and also led a few Marathi theatre drama. His elder brother, Ananth Nag was already an established actor at the time and requested him to make his debut in a hit film of hat time, Ondanondu Kaladalli. He did a part of a mercenary from the film and was well praised by the audience because of his role. He also got his first award for this role in the Delhi International Film Festival.
Nag’s first commercial film was Seetaramu that was a hit in the box office. Shankar Nag was typically known amongst his fan because of his ruggedness and macho appearance in thick beard and muscular body. Nag then shifted his attention to management of movies. His first ever led film was Minchina Ota, which got him various state awards and finally established him as a reknowned director. Nag also appeared on a TV sitcom, Malgudi Days inspired in the short stories of R.K Narang.
Shankar was married to Arundhati and the couple had a son.
Shankar Nag expired on 30-09-1990 in Davangere, Karnataka, India. He died in a car accident on the outskirts of Davanagere city at Anagodu village. He was shooting the movie Jokumaraswamy before his departure.
Personal Info of Shankar Nag
|Hobbies||Reading and Travelling|