Girish Karnad passes away; Twitterati mourn the death of the talented actor and director

Notable playwright and director Girish Karnad took his last breath today. He was 81. His admirers took to their Twitter handles to offer their respect and mourn his demise.
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The Indian film industry's one of the most noted playwrights, director and actor Girish Karnad passed away on Monday morning. The actor, who was 81 took his last breath at his residence in Bengaluru. A lot of people are saddened by losing one of the gems of the Indian film industry.

Many people took to their Twitter page to pay their respect and offer condolences to Girish Karnad. One of the Twitter users wrote, "A Rhodes scholar who was so connected to his roots and never let go of his mother tongue..#GirishKarnad ji was all this and more.. such a loss:("

Another Twitterati shared, "#GirishKarnad is no more. Three generations of art lovers experienced the great man as a writer, actor and director..For me he was one of the favourite actors across several movies in different languages. India has lost one of her greatest sons. Kannada has lost a #jnanapeetha".

Take a look at the tweets below:







Girish Karnad is survived by his wife Dr Saraswathi Ganapathy, son Raghu and daughter Radha.

May his soul rest in peace.

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