Here is some heartbreaking information! Jnanpith award successful playwright, actor and director Girish Karnad handed away at his residence in Bengaluru early Monday morning on the age of 81. The actor was conferred the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Authorities of India and has received 4 Filmfare Awards, of which three are Filmfare Award for Greatest Director – Kannada and the fourth a Filmfare Greatest Screenplay Award.
The actor laboured predominately down the South and likewise in Bollywood movies. Girish was a Rhodes Scholar on the College of Oxford, the place he wrote his first play – the critically-acclaimed “Yayati” in 1961. Talking about Bollywood, he laboured in movies like Nishaant, Manthan, Pukar, Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai.
As quickly because the information of demise broke, a number of took to their Twitter deal with to specific their grief and condolences. Writer Amitav Ghosh wrote: “Saddened to listen to of the passing of Girish Karnad. An ideal author and an important public voice. Ideas are with @rkarnad and his household.
Shruti Haasan tweeted, “Could you relaxation in peace Girish Karnad sir. Your expertise humour and sharp mind can be missed.
Gulshan Devaiah wrote, “A playwright, filmmaker, actor, thinker, scholar and literary big. Goodbye, good sir !! And thanks to #GirishKarnad 1938-2019.”
“My mentor..my Girish uncle💚💚💚 I am ever grateful to you for giving me my first movie – Cheluvi..no thanks is sufficient for the quantity of Zanskar and love you showered on me! Your values are at all times with me🌸prayers🙏 energy to Sara’s aunty, Radha, Raghu💕 #RIP #GirishKarnad,” wrote Sonali Kulkarni.
Sonam Kapoor tweeted, “Relaxation in peace. I liked his work. ☹️.”
We provide our heartfelt condolences to his household!