Girish Karnad passed away at 81
Girish Karnad who was a maestro playwright and actor passed away on Monday. He was facing a prolonged illness and departed from life in Bengaluru.
Karnad was a noted personality of many talents. He had received much appreciation for his plays and movies. What’s more, he was a recipient of the Padma Shri in 1974 and of the Padma Bhushan in 1992.
Though he launched his career as an actor in cinema. But he is much well-known as a playwright and thinker. While he might have left the earthly world, his works will forever be in the memories of a million lives that he touched.
The cremation ceremony is scheduled for later in the day at Kalpalli crematorium.