An era of literature-cinema ends with Shri Girish Karnad’s demise-Culture Minister Dr. Sadho

Bhopal : Culture, Medical Education and AYUSH Minister Dr. Vijailakshmi Sadho has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of the country’s eminent actor, litterateur, theatre artist and multi-dimensional personality Shri Girish Karnad. Dr. Sadho said that Madhya Pradesh had awarded Shri Karnad with the National Kalidas Samman.

Dr. Sadho said that with the passing away of Padma awardee Shri Karnad, an era of literature and cinema in the country has come to an end. He came out strongly in various political and social movements.

Late Shri Karnad, who has played memorable roles in films like ‘Manthan’ and ‘Nishant’ has left an indelible mark in the Doordarshan show Malgudi Days. His plays including ‘Yayati’, ‘Tughlak’, ‘Hayavadana’, ‘The Dream of Tipu Sultan’ have been highly appreciated. Shri Karnad has been honoured with the country’s prestigious awards in the form of a successful actor, film director, playwright and litterateur. He was conferred with the highest awards such as Sangeet Natak Akademi, Sahitya Akademi, Jnanpith etc.

Culture Minister Dr. Sadho has prayed to God to grant peace to the departed soul and give strength to the family to bear the loss.
Sunita Dube