Veteran actor Girish Karnad passed away

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Veteran actor Girish Karnad passed away

Girish Karnad is one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. The actor played pivotal roles in several Indian languages and he won numerous accolades along with awards in the recent times. Girish Karnad was unwell from some time and the top actor breathed his last today in his Bengaluru residence. The 81-year-old actor received Padma Shri twice and has been awarded with Padma Bhushan and Jnanapit awards.

Girish Karnad started his career as a theatre artist and writer. He soon shot fame and made his debut in feature films. Girish Karnad even directed films and won awards for his directorials. Girish Karnad post-graduated from the prestigious Oxford University. He is survived by his wife Saraswathi, son and a daughter. The last rites will take place this evening. Rest in Peace Girish Karnad.

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