Anil Kapoor, Kamal Hassan, Shabana Azmi And Anupam Kher Mourns Girish Karnad’s Demise
Bollywood bigwigs such as Kamal Haasan, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi and more shares condolences messages on Girish Karnard passing away this morning.
Karnad, 81, died at his residence in the city centre earlier in the day due to multi-organ failure. The Karnataka has declared a holiday for schools, colleges and government offices in the state on Monday and a three-day mourning till Wednesday, as a mark of respect to Jnanpith awardee, multi-lingual actor and noted writer Girish Karnad.
Film celebrities such as Kamal Haasan, Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher shared condolences messages for the family on their social media timeline.
Actor turned politician Kamal Haasan shared, “Mr.Girish Karnad, His scripts both awe and inspire me. He has left behind many inspired fans who are writers. Their works perhaps will make his loss partly bearable.”
Actress Shabana Azmi, who has worked with the deceased actor, stated that she is deeply saddened and urge media to let her mourn in privacy. She wrote, “Deeply saddened to learn about #Girish Karnad. Havent yet been able to speak with his family. Its been a friendship of 43 years and I need the privacy to mourn him. I request the media to kindly excuse me from giving quotes.”