Shankar Nag

Active - 1978 - 1989  |   Born - Nov 9, 1955   |   Died - Sep 30, 1990   |  

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  • Began his career at the age of 16 by doing theatre work.
  • Turned to film acting succumbing to his brother's insistence.
  • Ondanondu Kaaladalli (1978) was his debut movie.
  • Won an acting award in 1979 at the International Film Festival New Delhi for his debut performance.
  • Became legendary after directing the famous television show of yesteryears, Malgudi Days.
  • Met an untimely death in an automobile accident.