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PM Modi, President Kovind pay tributes to Girish Karnad

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Renowned actor and playwright Girish Karnad has passed away in Bengaluru due to multiple organ failure. He was 81. The entire film industry is mourning the death of Karnad. The veteran actor had directed several Hindi and Kannada films. Karnad made his acting as well as screenwriting debut in Kannada movies. Karnad a recipient of Jnanpith Award was also conferred the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. His plays written in Kannada have been translated into English and several Indian languages. Renowned personalities hailing from politics and film fraternity paid tributes to Karnad.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to pay tributes to Karnad. He mentioned that Girish Karnad will be remembered for his versatile acting.

President Ramnath Kovind stated that he is saddened by the demise of veteran actor and director Girish Karnad.

Actor Kamal Haasan also paid tributes to the actor and stated that Karnad’s scripts has inspired him.

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