Girish Karnad

  • EC may remove Ananthamurthy, Karnad pictures from public places, buses 08-04-2014 02:18 PM

    Bangalore: The Election Commission is facing a unique problem in Karnataka. The opposition BJP and other parties have requested the commission to remove the pictures of Jnanpeeth Award winning Kannada writers Dr UR Ananthamurthy and Girish Karnad from public places till the voting gets over in the state on April...
  • Girish Karnad, Ananthamurthy back Nilekani, critics question motive 04-04-2014 11:42 AM

    Bangalore: Two renowned Kannada writers have joined Nandan Nilekani's campaign team in Karnataka. Both Dr. U R Ananthamurthy and Girish Karnad are Jnanapeeth award winning writers and celebrated social activists, not only in Karnataka, but also in rest of India. Girish Karnad has been doing a door to door campaign...
  • Girish Karnad: Don't judge Indian cinema by Western standards 16-11-2013 04:30 PM

    Noted playwright Girish Karnad believes Indian cinema has successfully warded off Hollywood invasion because of its song and dance tradition. "If we would have made films like Satyajit Ray, continued without song and dance, we would have been swallowed up by Hollywood by now," Girish Karnad told reporters in Delhi....
  • Anjali Patil's next is Kannada film 'Apna Desh' 11-12-2012 07:19 PM

    The power house of acting and a National School of Drama product, Delhi girl from Nashik Anjali Patil is about to prove her metal in 'Apna Desh'. Getting accolades for her performance in Indo-Sri Lankan film at the recently concluded 43rd Goa International Film Festival for 'Oba Nathuva Obe Ekka',...
  • Girish Karnad's remarks on AR Rahman create an uproar 22-11-2012 06:27 PM

    Veteran actor and theatre personality Girish Karnad's remarks about AR Rahman, that "his music is overpowering that listeners miss the beauty of the lyrics", has created an uproar among Rahman fans. Rahman's fans on social networking and microblogging sites have come to the Oscar winner's support, stating that he always...
  • Girish Karnad being wilfully ignorant: Tagore expert 10-11-2012 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: An expert on Rabindranath Tagore, Professor Ananda Lal, has not taken kindly to veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad's remarks against the Bengali polymath. "Karnad has been saying this for the last 20 years that Tagore is an inferior dramatist, but when you reach a stature that Karnad...
  • Girish Karnad sticks to his stand on Tagore 10-11-2012 09:40 AM

    Bangalore: Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad has stirred up another controversy. After criticising Nobel laureate VS Naipaul and calling him anti-Muslim, Karnad has now incurred the wrath of Bengal by targeting Rabindranath Tagore by calling him a second rate playwright. Karnad defended his statement while talking to CNN-IBN. "He...
  • Rabindranath Tagore was a second rate playwright: Karnad 09-11-2012 05:52 PM

    New Delhi: After publicly targeting Nobel laureate VS Naipaul and calling him anti-Muslim, veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad has created another controversy by calling another Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore a "second rate playwright". "Tagore was a great poet but a second rate playwright," Karnad said. Karnad, who is...
  • Karnad vs Naipaul: Is Indian secularism far too rigid? 06-11-2012 12:36 PM

    Playwright Girish Karnad strongly defended his attack on VS Naipaul saying he has no regrets for publicly targeting the eminent writer. While speaking to Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on Face the Nation, Karnad also went on to say that he didn't mind being called a professional secularist but Naipaul had...
  • FTN: Karnad vs Naipaul - Is Indian secularism far too rigid? 05-11-2012 11:55 PM

    Playwright Girish Karnad has strongly defended his attack on VS Naipaul saying he has no regrets for publicly targeting the eminent writer. Karnad also went on to say that he didn't mind being called a professional secularist but Naipaul had no right to abuse Muslims. ...
  • I have no regrets for publicly targeting VS Naipaul: Girish Karnad 04-11-2012 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Playwright Girish Karnad has strongly defended his attack on VS Naipaul saying he has no regrets for publicly targeting the eminent writer. Karnad also went on to say that he didn't mind being called a professional secularist but Naipaul had no right to abuse Muslims. "I waited for...
  • Karnad attacks Naipaul for his views on Muslims 03-11-2012 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Lit fest on Friday witnessed major drama when veteran actor and theatre artist Girish Karnad slammed Nobel prize laureate VS Naipaul and called him anti-Muslim. Karnad, who was present at the lit-fest on Friday to conduct a class on theatre, spoke at length about Naipaul. Karnad...
  • Naipaul is tone-deaf, anti-Muslim: Girish Karnad 03-11-2012 12:08 PM

    Mumbai: Actor and playwright Girish Karnad took on Nobel laureate and India-origin author VS Naipual at the Mumbai Literature Festival calling him "tone-deaf". "Mr Naipaul has written three books on India, three very big books and if you read them you will find that not one of them contains any...
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