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Noted playwright, actor and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad dies (Relevant for GS Prelims)

Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad (81), well-known writer, playwright, actor and public intellectual, passed away recently due to multiple-organ failure.

He was also receipient of Jnanpith and Padma awardes.

Born in May 1938, he was one of the most prominent theatre personalities of the 60s and 70s, a period regarded as the Renaissance of Indian theatre. He worked with mythology and history and gave them a contemporary resonance in plays.

He was also a film director and actor. A highly regarded public intellectual, he often became the target of the Hindutva right, most notably for his views on Mysuru king Tipu Sultan, on whom he has authored a play.

(Source:https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/noted-playwright-actor-and-jnanpith-awardee-girish-karnad-dies-at-81/article27710060.ece)



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