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Letter to BS: Girish Karnad death is a huge loss to world of modern theatre

His death is a huge loss to the world of modern Indian theatre and literature

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Girish Karnad
Girish Karnad

In the passing away of actor, author, filmmaker and playwright, (pictured), has lost a colossus. His plays like Tughlaq, Hayavadana, Naga-Mandala, and many others are recognised as one of the main pillars of the Navya literary movement. Never afraid of holding up a mirror to the society, the 'Urban Naxal' stood for every cause that could be considered liberal. True to his wishes, he was cremated with a simple ceremony sans rituals and a state funeral. His death is a huge loss to the world of modern Indian and

N J Ravi Chander, Bengaluru

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 20:45 IST