New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to legendary actor-playwright Girish Karnad, who died on Monday morning.
PM Modi took to Twitter saying, “Girish Karnad will be remembered for his versatile acting across all mediums. He also spoke passionately on causes dear to him. His works will continue being popular in the years to come. Saddened by his demise. May his soul rest in peace.”
Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind also mourned actor’s death.
“Sad to hear of the passing of Girish Karnad, writer, actor and doyen of Indian theatre. Our cultural world is poorer today. My condolences to his family and to the many who followed his work #PresidentKovind,” he wrote.