Girish Karnad's filmography in Kannada cinema demonstrates his penchant for layered social commentary
Even a hundred years later, Girish Karnad's plays and films will teach many important lessons to viewers on the things that went wrong in the 20th century.
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 passes away: Master Manjunath revisits fond memories of working with him during Malgudi Days
Master Manjunath looks back at his 'fond memories' of Girish Karnad, working on Utsav and Malgudi Days
Girish Karnad's plays like Kalyug and Tughlaq showed his work was perfect amalgamation of tradition and modernity
Girish Karnad boasted of a uniqueness that stemmed from the fact that he often looked back into the past to understand the present day.
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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.
Girish Karnad’s plays will continue to enthral audiences decades from now.
"It is a personal loss because I have had so many great conversations with Girish Karnad during the making of Tiger Zinda Hai," says Ali Abbas Zafar.