Girish Karnad no more: Mortal remains kept on display for public to pay last respects
10, Jun 2019, 2:55 PM IST
Bengaluru: Jnanpith award winner, writer, actor, director, theatre person, Girish Karnad breathed his last at his residence on Lavelle Road, Bengaluru at 6.30 am, today (June 10). The 81-year-old veteran actor died of multi-organ failure. The actor was suffering from a respiratory-related illness.
His mortal remains have been kept at Kallahalli Electric crematorium premises in Baiyappanahalli for the public to pay their last respects from 2pm to 3pm. Without any rituals, his body will then be cremated. The Karnataka government had announced a state funeral, but the family requested that it be a private event.