Jnanpit Award winner, Play writer, Actor Girish Karnad is no more. The 81-years old died at his home in the city.
According to the writer’s last wish, there will be no official function, no state honors, and no public viewing.
His last rites will be held at the Kalpalli crematorium. Those who wish to see him for the last time, including important personalities, can attend the ceremony at the crematorium.
He was honored with the Jnanpith Award in the year 1999. He acted in various Kannada, Hindi, and other regional languages movies and is well known for his play including “Hayavadana,” “Tughalak” and “Nagamandala.”