Girish Karnad (81), noted dramatist, film actor and the author has died. Girish Karnad was expired last night at 6.30 am, who was suffering from illness for some time. Karnad was born in Madhera, Maharashtra on May 19, 1938. Girish Karnad has acted in several films like Anandabhiravi, Shankar Dada MBBS, Dharmachakram, and Rakshakudu. Karnad had received Jnanapit Award in 1998.
He also received Padmasri and Padma Bhushan awards. Venkatesh’s ‘Dharma Chakram’ starring Tollywood has entered the film. He then starred in Shankar Dada-MBBS, Komaram Puli and Sketch for love. He met Dr. Saraswati Ganapati at a party While working at Oxford University Press in Madras. They’ve married about ten years later. They have two children.