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Girish Karnad

Girish Raghunath Karnad (Kannada: ಗಿರೀಶ್ ರಘುನಾಥ ಕಾರ್ನಾಡ್) (born 19 May 1938) is a contemporary writer, playwright, actor and movie director in Kannada language. He is the latest of seven recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary honour conferred in India.

For four decades Karnad has been composing plays, often using history and mythology to tackle contemporary issues. He is also active in the world of Indian cinema working as an actor, director, and screenwriter, earning numerous awards along the way. He was conf...

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Girish Karnad Criticises Ar Rahman
Girish Karnad criticises AR Rahman
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Girish Karnad bestowed with honorary Doctorate from USC
Jnanapeeth award winner Dr Girish Karnad, who is a popular playwright, artiste and director of plays, TV serials and films, has been bestowed with honorary Doctorate from the University of Southern California. President CL Max Nikias announced the honour at a ...
KM Chaithanya completes documentary on Girish Karnad
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Karnad Slams Slumdog
Karnad slams Slumdog Millionaire
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