Girish Karnad

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Personal Details:

Name Girish Karnad (ಗಿರೀಶ್ ಕಾರ್ನಾಡ್)
Alternate Names Girish Raghunath Karnad
Date of Birth 19-May-1938
Date of Death 10-Jun-2019
Birth Place Matheran / Raigad Dt / Maharashtra
Education M A
Father Dr Raghunath Karnad
Mother Krishnabai
Spouse Dr Saraswathi Ganapathy
Childrens Shalmali Radha, Raghu Amay
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Filmography:

Actor (30 titles)

Movies of Girish Karnad (Actor)

Director (5 titles)

Kanooru Heggadithi (1999)
Ondanondu Kaladalli (1978)
Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977)
Kaadu (1974)
Vamsha Vruksha (1972)

Writer (10 titles)

Aa Dinagalu (2007) – Screenplay
Kanooru Heggadithi (1999) – Screenplay
Nagamandala (1997) – Story
Anveshane (1983) – Story/Screenplay/Dialogue
Ondanondu Kaladalli (1978) – Story/Screenplay
Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977) – Screenplay
Kakana Kote (1977) – Screenplay/Dialogue
Kaadu (1974) – Screenplay
Vamsha Vruksha (1972) – Screenplay/Dialogue
Samskara (1970) – Screenplay/Dialogue
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Awards:

National Film Awards

1971 Best Kannada Film – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1971 Best Direction – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1973 Second Best Film – Kaadu (1974)
1977 Best Kannada Film – Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977)
1978 Best Kannada Film – Ondanondu Kaladalli (1978)
1999 Best Kannada Film – Kanooru Heggadithi (1999)

Karnataka State Film Awards

1971-72 First Best Film – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1971-72 Best Dialogue Writer – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1973-74 Second Best Film – Kaadu (1974)
1989-90 Best Supporting Actor – Santha Shishunala Sharifa (1990)
1995-96 Best Supporting Actor – Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gawayi (1995)
1999-00 Second Best Film – Kanooru Heggadithi (1999)
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