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Veteran Actor, Playwright & Director Girish Karnad Passes Away

Veteran Actor, Playwright & Director Girish Karnad Passes Away

June 10, 2019

Girish Karnad, who had been the harbinger of a new wave in Kannada theatre, passed away today
Girish Karnad had been suffering from a prolonged illness and He suffered from multiple organ failure.
Karnad has been a prominent Kannada playwright who has changed the face of modern Kannada theatre.
He had also been the recipient of the prestigious Jnanpith Award in 1998
Karnad had worked in a number of film industries as well.
He had been a part of the popular Malgudi Days.
Apart from being a part of Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada film industries, he has worked in Bollywood as well.
He was seen in films like Shivaay and Tiger Zinda Hai where he played RAW chief, Dr. Shenoy.