Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad

Actor, Director, Writer

Girish Karnad is also known as Girish Raghunath Karnad is an Actor, Director, and Writer from India. Age 81 years (19 May 1938) born in Matheran, Maharashtra, India. So far Girish Karnad has worked in Tollywood, Bollywood, Kollywood, and Sandalwood entertainment industries and his artwork has been released in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada language movies. Girish Karnad died on 10 June 2019.

Biography Facts

Name Girish Karnad
Other Names Girish Raghunath Karnad
Occupation Actor,
Director,
Writer
Gender Male
Date of Birth 19 May 1938
Birth Place Matheran, Maharashtra, India
Hometown Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Residence Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Date of Death 10 June 2019
Died Today
Age 81 Years
Height 1.75 m (5′ 9″)
Weight (Approx.) 80 kg
Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics, Master of Arts in Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics, Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Nationality (Country) India
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Reading,
Writing,
Listening to soft music,
Yoga

Family

Father Late Rao Saheb Dr Karnad
Mother Late Krishna Bai Mankeekara
Spouse (Wife) Saraswathy Ganapathy
Children Raghu Karnad

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodKanda Batata Poha,
Misal Pav,
Vada-Pav,
Aloo Methi,
Lacha Prantha,
Sabutdana Khichdi
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan,
Rajesh Khanna,
Govinda,
Puneet Raj Kumar,
Diganth
Favourite Actress(s)Rekha,
Hema Malini,
Arundathi Nag,
Bharathi Vishnuvardhan,
Jayanthi
Favourite Singer(s)Mohammed Rafi,
Kishore Kumar
Favourite Sport(s)Cricket
Favourite Book(s)'Why Survive? Being Old in America' (Robert Neil Butler)
Favourite Colour(s)Grey,
Black,
Brown,
Blue


Movies & Television

Cast

Tiger Zinda Hai

Tiger Zinda Hai

Shenoy

2017 (Bollywood)
Shivaay

Shivaay

Anushka's father

2016 (Bollywood)
Chandrika

Chandrika

2015 (Tollywood)
Chandra

Chandra

2013 (Sandalwood)
Ek Tha Tiger

Ek Tha Tiger

Shenoy

2012 (Bollywood)

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