Girish Karnad and his democratic art: KM Chaitanya recounts experience of making a film on the playwright
Girish Karnad was filmed twice by director KM Chaitanya for his documentaries on the artiste in Kannada and English. Chaitanya remembers the actor-playwright as a genius with a nose for healthy debate and dissent.
Remembering Girish Karnad: Looking at the noted playwright's politics of protest through his works Tughlaq, Taledanda
With irrepressible creative energy which is rare in any age, Girish Karnad’s successes were many and multi-faceted in several spheres of cultures: cinema, acting, direction, cultural imagination and, towards the end of his life, politics of protest.
Girish Karnad's son Raghu thanks people for their tributes: 'He enriched others' lives, and the reverse is also true'
Raghu Karnad wrote on Instagram, 'The picture that is growing rooted in my mind is of Appa in his spot on the sofa, his hand around a glass of whiskey, gently bubbling with bits of history, legend, song, folktale and philosophy.'
Remembering Girish Karnad: From senior to peer, lessons the thespian taught me in theatre — and life
Girish Karnad's word, his voice always meant something. Even if it rakes up a controversy — like the Tagore one — he couldn’t for a minute, despite being unwell, not call a spade a bloody shovel.
Girish Karnad was invited to the Tata LitLive! Mumbai Litfest in 2012 to deliver a talk on his journey in theatre. Festival director Anil Dharker recounts how the talk was delivered — after a twist.
National Film Archive of India will be paying homage to playwright-actor Girish Karnad by screening several of his films, including Ondanondu Kaladalli and Kanooru Heggadithi
Girish Karnad's Hayevadana was the first play written by the legendary playwright-actor that theatre director Sunil Shanbag watched. At the end of the performance, Shanbag knew what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. On the occasion of Karnad's passing away, Shanbag remembers the man and his legacy.
Girish Karnad remembered by Indian art and culture fraternity: 'His strong, unwavering voice will be missed'
"Girish Karnad represented the perfect blend of the modern and the cosmopolitan with the ancient and the traditional," said writer Jerry Pinto, among the many notable personalities from the fields of art and culture to express their sorrow at Karnad's passing
Karnataka government declared a state-wise holiday on Monday and three-day-mourning to observe the demise of Girish Karnad
Girish Karnad's plays exemplified his generation's transformative practices, but also bore his distinctive mark
Girish Karnad (1938-2019) belonged to the formative generation of Indian playwrights who came to maturity in the two decades following independence, and collectively reshaped Indian theatre as a major national institution in the later 20th century.