|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
After working as an associate director in the K. S. L. Swamy directorial Jimmy Gallu in 1982, Naganna debuted as a director through the film Samrat in 1994. His well-known movies include O Premave (1999), Kotigobba (2001), Gokarna (2003), Vishnu Sena (2005) and Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (2012). For the historical drama, Sangolli Rayanna, he won the Best director award at the Times of India film awards.
|1982||Jimmy Gallu||As associate director|
|2001||Amma Ninna Tholinalli|
|2012||Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna||Bangalore Times of India Award for Best DirectorNominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Kannada
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Director – Kannada