One of the senior most production managers in Kannada cinema Tension Nagaraj also a character actor, passed away on Sunday due to heart attack.
Tension Nagaraj, recognized in production in 1994 from ‘Beda Krishna Ranginata’ of Navarasa Nayaka Jaggesh, worked in top star films as production manager.
Films like Jamindaaru, Dore, Anjali Geethanjali, Pakka Chukka, Malebille, Thayiya Madilu, Sirivantha, Sevanthi Sevanthi, Ghalate Aliyandru, Iniya, Ninagaagi Naa, Banni, Dubai Babu and other 100 films in a career of over 25 years. Nagaraj worked for many of the films of noted director S Narayan.
Tension Nagaraj got the ‘Tension’ to his name because he was working hurriedly for the given task in his life. Perhaps the excess of tension in life snatched his life. He was also in Television serials as production manager.