Girish Karnad Funeral: Tiger Zinda Hai Actor's Family Members Perform His Last Rites

Girish Karnad passed away this morning. The actor's family members performed his last rites in Bengaluru. We bring you pictures from the funeral

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Girish Karnad Funeral: Tiger Zinda Hai Actor's Family Members Perform His Last Rites
Veteran Bollywood actor, Girish Karnad breathed his last this morning at 6:30. Karnad was not keeping well since some time and succumbed to multiple organ failure. He died at his residence in Bengaluru. The late actor was also conferred the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan and had won several accolades for direction in Kannada cinema.

While many Bollywood actors took to their social media handles and expressed their grief, PM Narendra Modi too shared a heartfelt message for the actor and said that Girish Karnad will be remembered for his versatile acting. Today, the actors family members were spotted performing their last rites.
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The late actor was also conferred the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan and had won several accolades for direction in Kannada cinema.

Talking about his glorious Bollywood career, some of his best work included films like Nishaant (1975), Manthan (1976), Swami (1977) and Pukar (2000). He was seen in a number of Nagesh Kukunoor films, starting with Iqbal (2005), where Karnad's role of the ruthless cricket coach got him critical acclaim. This was followed by Dor (2006), 8 x 10 Tasveer (2009) and Aashayein (2010). He played a key role in movies Ek Tha Tiger(2012). Girish Karnad was last seen in Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif's Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) as RAW Chief, Dr. Shenoy.

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