Shylaja Nag is one of the renowned producers of Kannada film industry. She is well known for the films that she has produced till date. Her first debut flick as a producer was “Artha”. The film was written and directed by B. Sureshand it released in the year 2003. The movie grabbed audience’s attention and also many awards, especially the Kannada State Awardin 2002-2003. The entire crew behind the film was very happy to receive the 37th state award for their movie.
After that movie, due to lack of good script, she did not do any other new project. In the year 2010 when she listened to the story narrated by
, she loved the context and storyline and immediately thought that she should be a part of the film. So, she immediately showed her interest in producing that film, and that’s how “Naanu Nanna Kanasu”was made. This movie was the remake of Tamil hit film “
” which was produced by Prakash Raj himself. Then this movie was also done in Telugu starring Prakash Raj and
in lead roles and also in Kannada where Prakash Raj was the director himself.
He was not only the director but also the lead actor. Shylaja Nag was happy with the response the film got. When Kannada industry anguished from lack of family dramas Shylaja Nag and Prakash Raj has come out with this beautiful script and attracted the audience, and the movie stood as a very good family entertainer. Again in the year 2013, she produced another film, with B.Suresh, named“Salkare” that starredGaneshand Deepa Sannidhi as the lead actors.
The movie was very successful. In the year 2011, she produced “
”. She had played a role in that film and made people fall in love with her acting skills. So, she tried her luck in acting and left people spellbound. This movie was a political drama starringShruthi, Prakash Raj, and AchyuthaKumar as the foremost actors. After that in the year 2016, she came out with a fascinating story “Devaray Nandalli” along with Prakash Raj. That was her third film with him.
This movie was completely a thriller which featured Prakash Raj, Achyutha, and
as the lead actors. Currently, she is busy with her new project “Uppina Kageda” which is being written and directed by B.Suresh. The film has already triumphed the International network, for the promotion of Asian Cinema Jury Award for Kannada cinema at BIFFES. This movie is expected to release in 2017 and if all goes well it will release on September 1, 2017. The entire cast and crew of the film are eagerly waiting for that day. Even the audience is expecting the movie to release as soon as possible.