Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicGirish Karnad

Topic: Girish Karnad

Shabana Azmi is what Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay thought of when he wrote Swami

The 1977 film is an excellent tribute to Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s book, which put the woman and her desires and angst in the forefront.

Music, folklore & passion — how BV Karanth transformed Indian theatre

Remembering BV Karanth, the powerhouse who brought south Indian theatre to the forefront, on his 90th birth anniversary

In Manthan, Girish Karnad showed why change matters through the Amul story

Manthan is not a simplistic do-gooder story about rescuing a village with new ideas. The film is beautifully layered and had an outstanding cast.

Jagran says Kathua rape judgment lesson to all, Dinamani asks why no death penalty

A round up of the Hindi and Tamil newspapers opinion pages to reflect a North-South viewpoint on topical issues

Former CEA lowers GDP to 4.5% in 2011-12 to 2016-17 period & Vivek Katju on Pakistan

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Girish Karnad’s ‘Tughlaq’ on a ‘bigger stage’ and Railways’ massage services

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

PM Modi and Mevani both remember Girish Karnad and World Cup on Tharoor’s mind

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum

Girish Karnad’s last work was an unfinished autobiography in English

Acted in classics Manthan and Malgudi Days, Sahitya Akademi awardee Girish Karnad revisited historical figure in plays such as Tughlaq and Yayati from Mahabharata.

Girish Karnad, the prolific filmmaker and actor whose movies mirrored society

Some of Girish Karnad’s remarkable award-winning movies both as a director and actor are Vamsha Vriksha, Samskara, Nishant, Iqbal and Manthan.

Writer, actor, playwright Girish Karnad dies at 81 in Bengaluru

Girish Karnad, winner of Jnanpith award, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, succumbed to multiple-organ failure at his residence in Bengaluru.

On Camera

YourTurn

Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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