Girish Karnad, Veteran Actor And Playwright, Passes Away
Legendary filmmaker, writer, actor Girish Karnad is no more.
He died due to multiple-organ failure at the age of 81 in the early hours of Monday at a hospital in Bengaluru.
He got Padma Shri Award in 1974, Padma Bhushan in 1992 and the highest literary Jnanpith Award in 1998.
Girish was born in Mumbai on May 19, 1938.