Girish Karnad was one of the most celebrated names in the Cinema Industry especially due to his outstanding contribution as an actor, film director as well as a Kannada play writer. The late talented star had won many awards for his contribution to the theatre industry including the Jnanpith Award as well as the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. Girish is considered to be one of the most revolutionary filmmakers in his era. Today we look at the best roles played by the late actor that truly stunned his fans. ‘Samskara’ made his acting and screenwriting debut with this Kannada film which is based on the book written by a legendary author. Girish essayed the role of Praneshacharya in the film and received a lot of appreciation for his brilliant performance. This 1970 Kannada language film has a high rating of 7.4 and is definitely one of the best works of the late Girish Karnad.
Another one of his great performances is the Tamil movie titled ‘Kadhalan’ which was the highest blockbuster at the time of its release. The movie includes actors like Prabhu Deva, Nagma, and others. In the movie, Girish Karnad essayed the role of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and he played the role beautifully well for his debut into the Tamil industry.
Another super-hit Bollywood movie of the actor was ‘Nishant’ which was released in 1975. The movie also starred prominent actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi. Girish Karnad played the role of headmaster. This drama movie is one of the finest works of the actor. Take a peek at the best roles played by the late actor Girish Karnad as he stunned his fans with an outstanding performance!