Anant Nag

Active - 1974 - 2016  |   Born - Sep 4, 1948 in Honnavar, Mysore State, India  |   Genres - Drama

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  • Spent his childhood in Chitrapura's Ananda Ashram, learning a lot about Amarakosha, Bhagwad Gita, Ashthavadhana, Rudra, Shlokas and more.
  • Was sent away to Mumbai for further studies from 9th Grade onwards.
  • Theatre interested him since childhood; thus, welcomed an opportunity to work in Shyam Benegal's Ankur (1974) with open arms.
  • After studying commerce in college, started working in the Union Bank; managed to get the job under the theatre quota.
  • Returned to Bangalore in 1976, quitting his bank job in Mumbai to become a full-time actor.