Karnad fought for freedom of expression: Sonia

IANS- UPA Chairperson and Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of Jnanpith winner and multilingual scholar-actor Girish Karnad and said he was a man of the utmost integrity who fought for the freedom of expression. Describing Karnad as a towering figure in India’s cultural, artistic and political world, the Congress […]

Jnanpith winner, multi-lingual actor Girish Karnad dead

IANS- Girish Karnad, a Jnanpith award winner, multi-lingual scholar, master playwright, screenwriter, actor, director and a colossus in India’s cultural landscape, passed away at his residence here on Monday, an official said. He was 81. “Karnad died at home at around 8.30 a.m. due to age-related symptoms,” an official in the Karnataka Chief Minister’s office […]