Legendary Actor And Playwright Girish Karnad Dies


Veteran actor, playwright and director Girish Karnad dies at 81. The actor died on Monday morning in Bengaluru after a prolonged sickness resulting in multiple organ failure.

The funeral will take place on Monday morning itself at Kalpalli electric crematorium in Byappanahalli, Bengaluru.

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The Nation Mourned for His Death And Tweeted Touching Messages 

PM Narendra Modi Expressed his grief by tweeting – “Girish Karnad will be remembered for his versatile acting across all mediums. He also spoke passionately on causes dear to him. His works will continue being popular in the years to come. Saddened by his demise. May his soul rest in peace.”

CM of Karnataka also regrets the loss of the nation and tweeted

Bollywood also expressed the loss for the industry.

The actor was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1922 and Padma Shri in 1974.