Karnataka

Muddukrishna, Indrani to be cremated on Wednesday

The last rites of theatre personality K. Muddukrishna and his wife, Indrani D., a senior scientist in CFTRI, who died after a road accident in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, will be performed at the electric crematorium on the foot of Chamundi Hills on Wednesday.

According to sources close to the family, the bodies of Muddukrishna and Indrani were brought to Bengaluru on Tuesday evening in a flight from Lucknow by the late theatre personality’s associate Jairam Patil, before they were shifted to Mysuru.

The bodies will be kept at Rangayana, theatre repertory, on Kalamandira premises, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday before being taken for cremation.

The couple’s children, who were in Sweden, arrived in Mysuru on Tuesday. Socialist P. Mallesh, a close associate of Muddukrishna, discussed the funeral formalities with the bereaved children and took the decision on the cremation.

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