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Girish Karnad died on Monday
Veteran actor and noted playwright Girish Karnad died after a prolonged illness at his residence in Bengaluru on Monday morning. He was 81. Karnad was a Jnanpith award winner and he was also honoured with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan, apart from multiple National Film Awards and a Sahitya Akademi honour. In a career spanning six decades, Karnad acted predominantly in Kannada and Hindi films. He also featured in television serials, including the 'Malgudi Days'.
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