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     1'''Girish Raghunath Karnad (b. 1938)''' 
     2 
     3Kannada and Hindi actor and director. Born in 
     4Matheran, Maharashtra, into medical family. 
     5Educated in English and Marathi but wrote in 
     6Kannada. Graduated in mathematics and 
     7statistics (1958). Rhodes Scholar, Oxford 
     8University (1960-3), later President of the 
     9Oxford Union Society (1963). Wrote first play 
     10Yayati (1961) in England. Manager of Oxford 
     11University Press in Madras (1963-70). Known 
     12mainly as playwright (also wrote: Tughlaq, 
     131964; Hayavadana, 1971; Anjumallige, 1977; 
     14Hittina Hunja, 1980; Nagamandala, 1986), 
     15where he is often considered part of a new 
     16post-Independence theatre movement with 
     17Badal Sircar, Mohan Rakesh and Vijay 
     18Tendulkar. Unlike the others, his plays are 
     19generally mythologicals informed by 
     20psychoanalytic symbology (Hayavadana, 
     21Nagamandala). Homi Bhabha fellowship for 
     22creative work in folk theatre (1970-2). Joined 
     23film as scenarist and lead actor for Samskara. 
     24First film as director, Vamsha Vriksha (with 
     25B.V. Karanth, the director of his stage plays), 
     26in the wake of Samskara’s success. Moved to 
     27Hindi film to work with Benegal as actor and 
     28scenarist (Nishant, 1975; Manthan, 1976, and 
     29the script of Kalyug, 1980). Since then has 
     30been a prolific actor in Hindi film and on 
     31television. Made one big-budget Hindi film for 
     32Shashi Kapoor, Utsav. First director of 
     33autonomous FTII (1974-5). President of the 
     34Karnataka State Nataka Akademi (1976-8) and 
     35of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (1988-93). His 
     36best-known film, Kaadu, placed him, with 
     37Benegal, squarely within New Indian Cinema’s 
     38ruralism, although he also made the martial-arts 
     39adventure movie Ondanondu Kaladalli 
     40inspired by Kurosawa. Scripted his own films. 
     41 
     42 
     43'''FILMOGRAPHY''' (* only d/** also d): 1970: 
     44Samskara; 1971: Vamsha Vriksha**; 1973: 
     45D.R. Bendre* (Doc); Kaadu*; Jadu Ka 
     46Shankh; 1975: Nishant; 1976: Manthan; 
     47Kanakambara; 1977: Swami; Jeevanmukt; 
     48Tabbaliyu Neenade Magane/Godhuli*; 1978: 
     49Ondanondu Kaladalli*; 1979: Ratnadeep; 
     501980: Anveshane; Asha; Apne Paraye; Man 
     51Pasand; 1981: Paanch Qaidi; Shama; 
     52Umbartha/Subah; Kitapatti; 1982: Teri 
     53Kasam; Aparoopa/Apeksha; 1983: Ananda 
     54Bhairavi; Ek Baar Chale Aao; Sampark; 
     55Divorce; 1984: Utsav*; Tarang; Woh Ghar* 
     56(TV); Khoon Aur Sazaa; 1985: Meri Jung; Sur 
     57Sangam; Nee Thanda Kanike; Khandaan (TV); 
     58Pyari Bhabhi; 1986: Nilakurinhi Poothappol; 
     59Naan Adimai Illai; Sutradhar; Nenapina Doni; 
     601987: Swami; 1988: Akarshan; Kadina Benki; 
     61Kanaka Purandaradasa* (Doc); Mil Gayi 
     62Manzil Mujhe; 1989: Lamp in the Niche* (Parts 
     631&2) (Doc); 1990: Santha Shishunala 
     64Shareefa; Sara Jahan Hamara (TV); 1991: 
     65Swami and Friends (TV); Mysore Mallige; 
     66Jawahar; Guna; 1992: Cheluvi**; 1994: 
     67Kadhalan; Poornasatya. 
     68 
     69[[Actor]] 
     70 
     71[[Director]]