"His Contribution Was Immense": Theatre Lovers Remember Girish Karnad | Read

PUBLISHED ON: June 16, 2019 | Duration: 5 min, 29 sec

  
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Girish Karnad, seasoned actor, filmmaker and Jnanpith award winning playwright who died in Bengaluru in Monday, was remembered at the Rangashankara Theatre in Bengaluru on Sunday morning. His admirers and theatre lovers came to listen to the readings from his plays - both in Kannada and from the English translations he had done. Excerpts were read out from "Yayati", his first play based on an episode on Hindu epic Mahabharata. Readings from 'Tughlaq' and 'The Dreams of Tipu Sultan'- his historical plays - were followed by songs from "Hayavadana", another famous play. Readings from Anju Mallige, "Fire and Rain" and many others followed.
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