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Girish Karnad


Girish Karnad was born on 19th May 1938 in Matheran, Maharashtra. He is acclaimed for his contemporary playwrights in Kannada. He is also an actor, director and screen writer. He was conferred Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India and won four Filmfare Awards where three are Filmfare Award for Best Director - Kannada and one ... See full bio »

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Known For

Iqbal
Iqbal Guruji
(2005)
Ek Tha Tiger
Ek Tha Tiger Shenoy
(2012)
Hey Ram
Hey Ram Uppilli Iyengar
(2000)
24
24 Sathya's Grandfather
(2016)

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 2016 Shhuddhi (announced)
 2016 Shivaay (filming)
 2016/I 24
Sathya's Grandfather
 2016/I Chalk N Duster
Manohar Sawant
 2015 Rana Vikrama
 2015 Rudra Tandava
 2014 Samrat & Co.
Mahendra Pratap Singh
 2013 Chandra
 2012 Mugamoodi
Anand's Grandfather
 2012 Ek Tha Tiger
Shenoy
 2012 Sweet Poison
Professor Vaidyanathan
 2011 Kempe Gowda
Mahadev (Kavya's father)
 2010 Komaram Puli
Samara Simha Rao
 2010 Aashayein
G. Parthasarthi
 2009 Life Goes On
Dr. Sanjay Banerjee
 2009 8 x 10 Tasveer
Advocate Anil Sharma
 2007 Aa Dinagalu
Girish Naayak (Chethan's father)
 2006 Dor
Randhir Singh
 2005 Iqbal
Guruji
 2004 Chellame
Rajasekhar
 2004 Shankar Dada MBBS
Satya Prasad
 2000 Hey Ram
Uppilli Iyengar
 2000 Call
Mr. Rajvansh
 1999 Prathyartha
Home Minister of India
 1999 Vande Mataram
 1998 China Gate
Forest Officer Sunder Rajan
 1998 Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger
Prime Minister Rajvansh Shashtri
 1998 Kadhal Mannan
 1997 Ratchakan
Sriram
 1997 Minsaara Kanavu
Amal Raj
 1996 Aatank
Inspector Khan
 1996/II The Prince
Vishwanath
 1994 Aaghaatha
Psychiatrist
 1994 Kadhalan
Kakarla
 1993 Praana Daata
 1992 Cheluvi
Village Headman
 1992 Guna
 1991 Antarnaad
 1991 Brahma
 1991 Turning Point (TV Series)
Presenter (1991)
 1991 Chaitanya
 1991 Jawahar
 1991 Vikram
 1990 Santha Shishunala Sharif
Govindabhatta
 1990 Nai Dishayeh (TV Series)
 1989 Abala
 1989 Indradhanush (TV Series)
Krishnamurthy Appuswamy
- Episode #1.13 (1989) ... Krishnamurthy Appuswamy
- Episode #1.12 (1989) ... Krishnamurthy Appuswamy
- Episode #1.10 (1989) ... Krishnamurthy Appuswamy
- Episode #1.9 (1989) ... Krishnamurthy Appuswamy
- Episode #1.8 (1989) ... Krishnamurthy Appuswamy
 1988 Akarshan
 1988 Kehkashaa
 1987 Sankeerthana
 1987 Sutradhar
Zamindar
 1987 Malgudi Days (TV Series)
Swami's Father
- Swamy and Friends (1987) ... Swami's Father
- A Hero (1987) ... Swami's Father
 1986 Nenapina Doni
 1986 Nilakurinhi Poothappol
Appu Menon
 1986 Teri Aarzoo
 1985 Khandaan (TV Series) (1985)
 1985 Pyaari Bhabhi
 1985 Sur Sangam
Pandit Shivshankar Shastri
 1985 Meri Jung
Deepak Verma
 1985 Zamana
Satish Kumar
 1984 Divorce
Jayant Oswal
 1984 Tarang
Dinesh
 1983 Ek Baar Chale Aao
Din Dayal
 1983 Aas Aur Pyaas
 1983 Ananda Bhairavi
Bhagavathula Venkata Rama Sarma
 1983 Anveshane
Rotti
 1982 Aparoopa
 1982 Umbartha
Advocate Subhash Mahajan
 1982 Teri Kasam
Rakesh
 1981 Paanch Qaidi
 1981 Shama
Nawab Yusuf Khan
 1980 Apne Paraye
Harish
 1980 Man Pasand
Kashinath
 1980 Aasha
Deepak
 1980 Beqasoor
Dr. Anand Bhatnagar
 1979 Ratnadeep
 1979 Sampark
Heera
 1977 Swami
Ghanshyam
 1977 Jeevan Mukt
Amarjeet
 1976 The Churning
Dr.Rao
 1975 Night's End
Schoolmaster
 1970 Samskara
Praneshacharya
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