06 Iconic Movies Of Shankar Nag


Shankar Nag is one of the most versatile, influential, and talented actor of Kannada Film Industry. He achieved fame in the in just 13 years of his cine career for his stupendous contribution to Sandalwood, and came to acquire a huge fan following. Shankranna has appeared in more than 80 films, and won numerous awards. Below we present the top ten hits of the great actor.

1. Minchina Ota – 1980

Minchina Ota, directed by Shankar Nag was a critical success and won multiple awards including Second Best Film. It is seen as a milestone in the careers of Shankar Nag.

2. Autoraja – 1980

Auto Raja is an action entertainer movie, directed by Vijay. The cast of the film includes Shankar Nag, Gayathri, Dwarakeesh, Balakrishna and Leelavathi.

3. Geetha – 1981

Geetha is a blockbuster musical hit directed and acted by Shankar Nag. The evergreen film’s track “Santhoshakke” is still performed in concerts and other special events.

4. Nodi Swami Naav Irodu Heege – 1983

Nodi Swamy Navirodu Heege is a popular film directed and acted by Shankar Nag, ft. Master Manjunath, Arundhati Nag and Ramesh Bhat.

5. Accident – 1985

Accident, a landmark in Kannada cinema, directed by Shankar Nag ft. Anant Nag and wife Arundhati Nag in lead roles. The film has won multiple awards including National Award.

6. Ondhu Muttina Kathe – 1987

Based on John Steinbeck’s book ‘The Pearl,’ Shankar Nag created a beautiful film titled ‘Ondhu Muttina Kathe,’ ft. Rajkumar in the lead role. It’s the first ever Indian film to have an underwater episode. Even today people remember the film because of its story and technical superiorities.

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