Veteran actor & playwright Girish Karnad passes away; Shruti Haasan, Siddarth & other celebs offer condolences

South celebs Shruti Haasan, Siddharth, actor-director Rahul Ravindran, Kamal Haasan took to Twitter to pay their last respect to the noted writer of the country, Girish Karnad.
Veteran actor & playwright Girish Karnad passes away; Shruti Haasan, Siddarth & other celebs offer condolencesVeteran actor & playwright Girish Karnad passes away; Shruti Haasan, Siddarth & other celebs offer condolences
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Popular veteran actor, writer and playwright Girish Karnad passed away at 81 in Bengaluru on Monday. Karnad is one of the best writers and has written numerous plays in Kannada. He is considered one of Kannada literature's foremost playwrights. He was conferred Padma Shri in 1974 and Padma Bhushan in 1992 and was also the recipient of the Jnanapith Award, India’s highest literary prize in 1999 for his contributions to literature and theatre. Ever since the news broke out, celebrities and fans have been offering condolences on Twitter. 

Shruti Haasan, Bollywood and South actress took to Twitter and wrote, "May you rest in peace Girish Karnad sir. Your talent humour and sharp intellect will be missed." Other South celebs Siddharth, actor-director Rahul Ravindran, Kamal Haasan took to Twitter to pay their last respect to the noted writer of the country. Kamal Haasan tweeted, "Mr.Girish Karnad, His scripts both awe and inspire me. He has left behind many inspired fans who are writers. Their works perhaps will make his loss partly bearable." 

Check out tweets below:

Girish Karnad has done many Hindi films including  "Ek Tha Tiger" (2012) and its sequel "Tiger Zinda Hai" (2017) starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. He gave his voice for late Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in the audiobook of Kalam's autobiography by Charkha Audiobooks Wings of Fire.

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RIP GREAT HUMAN

Rhodes scholar, one of the great Indian playwrights, fabulous actor and an unwavering progressive voice. Girish Karnad was a rare genius.RIP Girish Karnad ji. Our deepest condloence to his family

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