Girish Karnad Net Worth, Age, Family, Wife, Biography, and More

Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad was a Popular Actor, Director, Screenwriter, and Professor, he was born on 19 May 1938 in Mumbai, India. Girish is known for portraying the role of ‘Dr. Shenoy’ in the movie ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.

He acted in the films like ’24’ (2016), ‘Neenillada Male’ (2018), and ‘Vidura’ (2019). He appeared in the television serial ‘Indradhanush’ (1989).

In 1974, he was honored with the fourth-highest civilian Award ‘Padma Shri’.

 

Girish Karnad Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Salary, Movies, Family, Girlfriend, Wife, Income, Kids, Father, Biography, and More.

Girish Karnad

Girish Bio in short
Real Name Girish Raghunath Karnad
Nick Name Girish
Nationality Indian
Date of Birth 19 May 1938
Age (as in 2019) 81
Work Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Professor
Famous as  Actor
Birth Place Mumbai, India
Hometown Bengaluru, India
Height Feet: 5 feet 09 inches
Centimeters: 175 CM
Meters: 1.75 M
Waist 32 inches
Weight Approx 80 kg
(176 lbs)
Caste Hindu
Education Ph.D. in Philosophy
Net worth (as in 2019) $ 03 Million
Achievement
  1. ‘National Film Award’ (1892)
  2. ‘Rajyotsava Award’ (1970)
  3. ‘Sangeet Natak Akademi Award’ (1972)
  4. ‘National Film Award’ (1972)
  5. ‘National Film Award’ (1974)
  6. ‘Padma Shri’ (1974)
  7. ‘Gubbi Veeranna Award’ (1975)
  8. ‘National Film Award’ (1978)
  9. ‘Filmfare Award’ (1979)
  10. ‘Filmfare Award’ (1980)
  11. ‘National Film Award’ (1990)
  12. ‘Kannada Sahitya Parishat Award’ (1992)
  13. ‘Padma Bhushan Award’ (1992)
  14. ‘National Film Award’ (1993)
  15. ‘Sahitya Academy Award’ (1994)
  16. ‘Kalidas Samman’ (1998)
  17. ‘Jnanpith Award’ (1998)
  18. ‘Karnataka State Film Award’ (1999)
  19. ‘National Film Award’ (2000)
Zodiac sign / Star sign Taurus

 

Girish Karnad Net Worth

As of 2019, Girish Karnad Net Worth is $ 03 Million.

 

Girish Education

Girish completed his Schooling in Mumbai, India, and College at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, England. His Highest Qualification is Ph.D. in Philosophy

Girish Family and Affairs/ Gf

Family

Father name Late Rao Saheb Dr Karnad
Mother name Late Krishna Bai Mankeekara
Sister name Under review
Brother name Under review
Girlfriend name Under review
Wife name Dr. Saraswathy Ganapathy
Daughter name Shalmali Radha Karnad
Son name Raghu Karnad
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Wikipedia Profile Wikipedia

Girish was born in Mumbai, India. His mother’s name is Late Krishna Bai Mankeekara and his father’s name is Late Rao Saheb Dr. Karnad, brother and sister’s name is Under review.

Girish Karnad’s Wife’s name is Dr. Saraswathy Ganapathy. His Son’s name is Raghu Karnad and his Daughter’s name is Shalmali Radha Karnad.

 

Controversy

  • Girish came into controversy when he got the opportunity to work in the movie ‘Vidura’.

Girish Karnad Awards and Achievement

  • Karnad won the ‘National Film Award’ (1892).
  • He received the ‘Rajyotsava Award’ (1970).
  • In 1972, he got the ‘Sangeet Natak Akademi Award’.
  • Karnad was awarded the ‘National Film Award’ (1972).
  • He was honored with the ‘National Film Award’ (1974).
  • Karnad was awarded the ‘Gubbi Veeranna Award’ (1975).
  • In 1974, he received the ‘Padma Shri’.
  • Karnad won the ‘National Film Award’ (1978).
  • He got the ‘Filmfare Award’ (1979).
  • In 1980, he received the ‘Filmfare Award’.
  • Karnad was awarded the ‘National Film Award’ (1990).
  • He won the ‘Kannada Sahitya Parishat Award’ (1992).
  • He was honored with the ‘Padma Bhushan Award’ (1992).
  • In 1993, Karnad got the ‘National Film Award’.
  • He received the ‘Sahitya Academy Award’ (1994).
  • Karnad was awarded the ‘Kalidas Samman’ (1998).
  • In 1998, he was honored with the ‘Jnanpith Award’.
  • He got the ‘Karnataka State Film Award’ (1999).
  • Karnad received the ‘National Film Award’ (2000).

 

Girish Karnad Biography / Interesting Fact

  • Girish Karnad was a Popular Actor, Director, Screenwriter, and Professor, Girish is known for portraying the role of ‘Dr. Shenoy’ in the movie ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’.
  • He was born in Mumbai, India.
  • From his childhood, Girish was interested in acting.
  • He completed his education at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, England.
  • He started his professional acting career as a theater artist.
  • Girish did plays like ‘Tughlaq’, ‘Hayavadana’ and ‘Yayati’.
  • He was a professor of the ‘Oxford University Press’.
  • In 1970, he got the opportunity to work in the Kannada film ‘Samskara’.
  • The movie ‘Samskara’ was his first cinematic debut.
  • He played the role of ‘Raju’ in the Kannada movie ‘Vamsha Vriksha’ (1971).
  • His debut Hindi film was ‘Jadu Ka Shankh’ (1974).
  • Girish portrayed the role of ‘Schoolmaster’ in the movie ‘Nishaant’ (1975).
  • He was seen in the drama film ‘Manthan’ (1976), which was directed by ‘Shyam Benegal’.
  • In 1977, he appeared in the movies like ‘Swami’ and ‘Jeevan Mukt’.
  • Girish did a special appearance in the drama film ‘Sandharbha’ (1978).
  • His first release of 1979, was the movie ‘Sampark’.
  • He was part of the drama film ‘Ratnadeep’ (1979).
  • In 1980, Girish acted in the movies like ‘Beqasoor’, ‘Aasha’, ‘Man Pasand’, and ‘Apne Paraye’.
  • He starred in the film ‘Shama’ (1981).
  • His debut Marathi movie was ‘Umbartha’ (1982).
  • Girish first Assamese film is ‘Aparoopa’ (1982).
  • He portrayed the role of ‘Rakesh’ in the movie ‘Teri Kasam’ (1982).
  • He appeared in movies like ‘Ananda Bhairavi’, ‘Ek Baar Chale Aao’, and ‘Anveshane’ (1983).
  • Girish’s first release of 1984, was the film ‘Tarang’.
  • In the same year, he worked in the drama movie ‘Divorce’.
  • He starred in the television serial ‘Khandaan’ (1985).
  • Girish acted in the films like ‘Nee Thanda Kanike’, ‘Zamana’, ‘Meri Jung’, and ‘Sur Sangam’ (1985).
  • In 1987, he appeared in the television serial ‘Malgudi Days’.
  • He was seen in the Kannada movie ‘Nenapina Doni’ (1996).
  • He played the role of ‘Appu Menon’ in the film ‘Neela Kurinji Poothappol’ (1986).
  • The movie ‘Neela Kurinji Poothappol’ was directed by ‘Bharathan’.
  • In 1986, he was part of the drama movie ‘Naan Adimai Illai’.
  • His final release of 1987, was the film ‘Sutradhar’.
  • He starred in the movies like ‘Kaadina Benki’ and ‘Akarshan’ (1988).
  • Girish portrayed the role of ‘Doctor’ in the movie ‘Prathama Ushakirana’ (1989).
  • He worked in the television serial ‘Indradhanush’ (1989).
  • In the same year, he worked in the drama film ‘Mil Gayee Manzil Mujhe’.
  • The movie ‘Mil Gayee Manzil Mujhe’ was produced by ‘Shantilal J.Sopariwala’.
  • He starred in the films like ‘Santha Shishunala Sharifa’ and ‘Nehru: The Jewel of India’ (1990).
  • His first release of 1991, was the drama movie ‘Mysore Mallige’.
  • Girish appeared in the films like ‘Chaitanya’, ‘Brahma’, ‘Antarnaad’, and ‘Gunaa’.
  • He acted and also was the director of the movie ‘Cheluvi’ (1992).
  • His final release of 1993, was the drama movie ‘Praana Daata’.
  • In 1994, Girish was seen in films like ‘Poorna Sathya’, ‘Kadhalan’, and ‘Aagatha’.
  • He got the opportunity to work in the movie ‘Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai’ (1995).
  • Girish worked in the films like ‘The Prince’, ‘Dharma Chakram’, and ‘Aatank’ (1996).
  • In 1997, he played the role of ‘Sriram’ in the movie ‘Ratchagan’.
  • His final release of 1997, was the film ‘Minsaara Kanavu’.
  • He appeared in the movies like ‘China Gate’, ‘Kadhal Mannan’, ‘April Fool’, and ‘Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger’ (1988).
  • Girish acted and also was the director of the film ‘Kanooru Heggadithi’ (1999).
  • In 1999, he was part of the movies like ‘Janumadatha’ and ‘Prathyartha’.
  • He got the opportunity to work with the famous actor ‘Anil Kapoor’ in the film ‘Pukar’ (2000).
  • Girish starred in the historical crime drama movie ‘Hey Ram’ (2000).
  • His final release of 2001, was the film ‘Vande Matharam’.
  • He worked in the movies like ‘Chellamae’ and ‘Shankar Dada MBBS’ (2004).
  • In 2005, he portrayed the role of ‘Guruji’ in the film ‘Iqbal’.
  • The movie ‘Iqbal’ was directed by ‘Nagesh Kukunoor’.
  • He appeared in the movies like ‘Dor’, ‘Tananam Tananam’, and ‘Amirtham’ (2006).
  • In 2007, he acted and also was the screenplay writer of the film ‘Aa Dinagalu’.
  • Girish got the opportunity to work in the romantic movie ‘Lava Kusha’ (2007).
  • The film ‘Lava Kusha’ was produced by ‘Prabhakar’.
  • He starred in the movies like ‘Chilipili Hakkigalu’, ‘Sangaathi’, and ‘Dhanam’ (2008).
  • His first release of 2009, was the film ‘8 x 10 Tasveer’.
  • In the same year, Girish acted in the drama movie ‘Aashayein’.
  • His debut film was ‘Life Goes On’ (2009).
  • Girish worked in the action thriller movie ‘Komaram Puli’ (2010).
  • He was part of the films like ‘Narthagi’ and ‘Kempe Gowda’ (2011).
  • In 2012, he got the opportunity to work with the superstar ‘Salman Khan’ in the movie ‘Ek Tha Tiger’.
  • Girish appeared in the films like ‘Mugamoodi’ and ‘Yaare Koogadali’ (2012).
  • His final release of 2013, was the drama movie ‘Sweety Nanna Jodi’.
  • He portrayed the role of ‘Mahendra Pratap Singh’ in the movie ‘Samrat & Co’ (2014).
  • In 2014, Girish worked in the Kannada film ‘Savaari 2’.
  • He was seen in the movies like ‘Rudra Tandava’, ‘Rana Vikrama’, ‘Chandrika’, and ‘Guru Dakshina’ (2015).
  • Girish’s first release of 2016, was the film ’24’.
  • He starred in the movies like ‘Shivaay’ and ‘Chalk n Duster’ (2016).
  • He played the role of ‘Dr. Shenoy’ in the film ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ (2017).
  • Girish acted in the drama movie ‘Neenillada Male’ (2018).
  • In 2019, he was part of the films like ‘Pora’ and ‘Sketch For Love’.
  • His final release of 2019, was the movie ‘Vidura’.
  • Girish’s acting skills and films are considered to be a landmark in Indian cinema.

 

Girish Karnad Tv Show List

  • Khandaan (1985)
  • Malgudi Days (1987)
  • Indradhanush (1989)

 

Girish Karnad Movie List

  • Samskara (1970)
  • Vamsha Vriksha (1971)
  • Jadu Ka Shankh (1974)
  • Nishaant (1975)
  • Manthan (1976)
  • Swami (1977)
  • Jeevan Mukt (1977)
  • Sandharbha (1978)
  • Sampark (1979)
  • Ratnadeep (1979)
  • Beqasoor (1980)
  • Aasha (1980)
  • Man Pasand (1980)
  • Apne Paraye (1980)
  • Shama (1981)
  • Umbartha (1982)
  • Aparoopa (1982)
  • Teri Kasam (1982)
  • Ananda Bhairavi (1983)
  • Ek Baar Chale Aao (1983)
  • Anveshane (1983)
  • Tarang (1984)
  • Divorce (1984)
  • Nee Thanda Kanike (1985)
  • Zamana (1985)
  • Meri Jung (1985)
  • Sur Sangam (1985)
  • Nenapina Doni (1996)
  • Neela Kurinji Poothappol (1986)
  • Naan Adimai Illai (1986)
  • Sutradhar (1987)
  • Kaadina Benki (1988)
  • Akarshan (1988)
  • Prathama Ushakirana (1989)
  • Mil Gayee Manzil Mujhe (1989)
  • Santha Shishunala Sharifa (1990)
  • Nehru: The Jewel of India (1990)
  • Mysore Mallige (1991)
  • Chaitanya (1992)
  • Brahma (1992)
  • Antarnaad (1992)
  • Gunaa (1992)
  • Cheluvi (1992)
  • Praana Daata (1993)
  • Poorna Sathya (1994)
  • Kadhalan (1994)
  • Aagatha (1994)
  • Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai (1995)
  • Dharma Chakram (1996)
  • Aatank (1996)
  • The Prince (1996)
  • Ratchagan (1997)
  • Minsaara Kanavu (1997)
  • China Gate (1988)
  • Kadhal Mannan (1988)
  • April Fool (1988)
  • Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger (1988)
  • Kanooru Heggadithi (1999)
  • Janumadatha (1999)
  • Prathyartha (1999)
  • Pukar (2000)
  • Hey Ram (2000)
  • Vande Matharam (2001)
  • Chellamae (2004)
  • Shankar Dada MBBS (2004)
  • Iqbal (2005)
  • Dor (2006)
  • Tananam Tananam (2006)
  • Amirtham (2006)
  • Aa Dinagalu (2007)
  • Lava Kusha (2007)
  • Chilipili Hakkigalu (2008)
  • Sangaathi (2008)
  • Dhanam (2008)
  • 8 x 10 Tasveer (2009)
  • Aashayein (2009)
  • Life Goes On (2009)
  • Komaram Puli (2010)
  • Narthagi (2011)
  • Kempe Gowda (2011)
  • Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
  • Mugamoodi (2012)
  • Yaare Koogadali (2012)
  • Sweety Nanna Jodi (2013)
  • Samrat & Co. (2014)
  • Savaari 2 (2014)
  • Rudra Tandava (2015)
  • Rana Vikrama (2015)
  • Chandrika (2015)
  • Guru Dakshina (2015)
  • 24 (2016)
  • Shivaay (2016)
  • Chalk n Duster (2016)
  • Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)
  • Neenillada Male (2018)
  • Pora (2019)
  • Sketch For Love (2019)
  • Vidura (2019)

 

Girish Karnad Web Series List

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Instagram

Girish is a socially active person, loves to share his pictures and stories on Instagram.

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FAQ

Who is Girish Karnad?

Girish Karnad was a Popular Actor, Director, Screenwriter, and Professor, from Mumbai, India. Girish is known for working in the films like ’24’, ‘Neenillada Male’ and ‘Vidura’.

 

What is Girish Karnad’s Wife’s name?

Girish Karnad’s Wife’s name is Dr. Saraswathy Ganapathy.

 

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