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Karnataka announces holiday, 3-day state mourning for Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad, 81, died at his Bengaluru residence due to multi-organ failure.

Jun 10, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

From 'Manthan', 'Nishant' and 'Malgudi Days' to 'Ek Tha Tiger', how Girish Karnad's acting prowess floored generations

Remembering Girish Karnad, veteran actor, director, noted playwright, multi-lingual scholar and reputed scholar. 

Jun 10, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Twitter mourns Girish Karnad's death; President Kovind, PM Modi, Kamal Haasan post tributes

Girish Karnad died at the age of 81 in Bengaluru after a prolonged illness.  

Jun 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Veteran actor Girish Karnad passes away at 81

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away this morning. He was 81 and suffered from multiple-organ failure. He has been a prolific personality and has made a place in Indian cinema and theatre too. In the 1960s, he raised as a modern playwright in Kannada. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 10, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Veteran actor Girish Karnad dies at 81 in Bengaluru

Girish Karnad died after a prolonged illness in Bengaluru on Monday.

Jun 10, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

'Anti-Hindutva' rationalists, writers get tighter security cover over threats

The SIT had on Friday arrested Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the journalist Gauri Lankesh murder.

Jun 19, 2018, 10:45 AM IST

Tata Mumbai LitFest Lifetime Achievement Award for Girish Karnad

Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest which is stated to begin from November 16.

Oct 31, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Revealed! Opening weekend Box Office collections of Ajay Devgn's 'Shivaay'

It clashed at the Box Office with Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'. The film features Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma and Fawad Khan in key roles.

Oct 31, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Shivaay movie review: Defies gravity and conviction

'Shivaay' movie review 

Oct 28, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

Stop hypocrisy on intolerance, Congress tells Modi

The Congress party in Kerala, which has decided to go out on an all-out offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop his hypocrisy on intolerance.

Nov 13, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Tipu Sultan row: Centre refuses to intervene

The Centre on Friday flatly refused to intervene in the brewing Tipu Sultan row in Karnataka saying the 'peaceful' debate over the issue must be continued, however, it would be unwise to expect any involvement by the government into the matter.

Nov 13, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP observes bandh in Karnataka today

A local VHP leader had died as violence erupted over the holding of the birth anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan on Tuesday.

Nov 13, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Death threat to Karnad, BJP MP over Tipu row

Security was stepped up on Thursday for noted Kannada litterateur Girish Karnad and BJP lawmaker Prathap Simha following death threats to them on social media, police said.

Nov 13, 2015, 02:17 AM IST

Watch: 15 Cities, 15 Reporters

15 reporters reporting from 15 cities of India only on Zee News.

Nov 12, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

Watch: Fast N Facts @ 7:30pm

Fast N Facts @ 7:30pm

Nov 12, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

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- PM Modi arrives in London on a 3-day visit
-Actor Girish Karnad gets death threat on twitter after his proposal to name Karnataka Airport after Tipu Sultan.

Nov 12, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Panel discussion on Girish Karnad's remark on Tipu Sultan's true legacy

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad today said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.

Nov 12, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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Nov 12, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Playright Girish Karnad gets death threat for Tipu comment

Playwright Girish Karnad has received death threat on Twitter after his proposal to name Karnataka airport after Tipu Sultan.

Nov 12, 2015, 13:16 PM IST