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Artistes mourn demise of Girish Karnad

Artistes mourn demise of Girish Karnad
Girish Karnad. File photo

Our Correspondent

Chandigarh, June 11

Members of various cultural organisations from the city have expressed grief over the sudden demise of Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer Girish Karnad. 

Eminent authors and office-bearers of the Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi — Madhav Kaushik, Jaspal Singh and Gulzar Singh Sandhu — remembered Karnad for his contribution to literature, theatre and cinema. They said his death has created a void, which would be impossible to fill.

Dr Mahendra, former Chairperson of the Department of Indian Theatre, said Karnad was a master craftsman with philosophical thoughts. Kamal Arora, Chairman, Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi, Atul Sharma and Balkar Sidhu paid tributes to Karnad.

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