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Girish Karnad (1938-2019)

Late actor Girish Karnad, in Bangalore on October 03, 2006.

Late actor Girish Karnad, in Bangalore on October 03, 2006.   | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar

Girish Karnad (81), well-known writer, playwright, actor and public intellectual, passed away early on June 10 in Bengaluru.

The Jnanpith and Padma awardee succumbed to multiple-organ failure at his residence on Lavelle Road in the city, according to sources. He had been ailing for sometime. He is survived by wife Saraswati Ganapathi and two children.

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