Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad passes away at 81. Veteran actor, poet, a great scholar and Jnanpith awardee
#GirishKarnad passes away this morning.
Thoughts & prayers for his family. Indeed a huge loss. RIP
How terribly terribly sad. Master playwright, multi-lingual scholar, creator of a unique genre of historical plays like Tughlaq and Hayavadana and a constant beacon of free spirited liberal creativity, gone when India needed him. RIP
Did you know veteran actor and Honouraray 1998 Jyanpith Award winner, Girish Karnad was also responsible for paving Indian playwrights in Kannada during the 60s.