Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad who has appeared in films like Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai has passes away on Monday (10th June).
The actor passes away due to age-related symptoms. He was 81. Girish was reportedly at his residence in Bengaluru at the time of his death.
Girish Karnad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992.
Girish Karnad passes away
Girish Karnad is known for playing pivotal role in 2017 hit film ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’. He played the role of RAW chairman Shenoy in ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ and was seen sharing space with Salman Khan in Ali Abbas Zafar directorial.
Apart from ‘Tiger Zindagi Hai’, Girish Karnad was also seen in films like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, ‘Shivaay’, ‘Chalk n Duster’ among others.
The actor is survived by his wife Dr Saraswathy Ganapathy and their two children.
May his soul rest in peace.