Shankar Nag ( ಶಂಕರ್ ನಾಗ್ )
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Born
Shankar Nagarakatte

9 November 1954

Died30 September 1990 (aged 35)

NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm maker, actor, television presenter
Years active1977–1990
Spouse(s)
Arundathi Rao (m. 1980)
Children1
Parent(s)Sadanand Rao (father), Anandi (mother)
FamilyAnant Nag (brother)

Shankar Nagarakatte (9 November 1954 – 30 September 1990) was an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, and producer known for his work in Kannada cinema and television.He directed and acted in the teleserial, Malgudi Days, based on celebrated novelist R. K. Narayan‘s short stories.

Shankar Nag received the inaugural IFFI Best Actor Award (Male): Silver Peacock Award” at the 7th International Film Festival of India for his work in the film Ondanondu Kaladalli.He co-wrote 22 June 1897, an Indian national award-winning Marathi film. He is the younger brother of actor Anant Nag.