A loss for the Indian film industry
The demise of 81-year-old actor, playwright and director, Girish Karnad, is a great loss to the Indian film industry. Known for his versatile roles in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi films, he was bestowed with many awards including the Padmasri, Padma Bhushan, and Sahitya Academy Award. His popular movies Nishaant, Manthan and Swami in Hindi and his directorial movie Vamsha Vriksha in Kannada won the national award for him as best director. He has many laurels to his credit. May his soul rest in peace.
K Ragavan, India