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Girish Karnad Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Actor and playwright Girish Karnad was honoured by Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.


  • He received the award at the literature festivals annual awards ceremony on 19 November at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA)
  •  Yayati (1961), Tughlaq (1964), Hayavadana (1971), Naga-mandala (1988) and Taledanda (1990) are some of his internationally acclaimed literary works.
  • Karnad is a former recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards. 
  • Past recipients of the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award include legendary writers Amitav Ghosh (2016), Kiran Nagarkar (2015), MT Vasudevan Nair (2014), Khushwant Singh (2013), VS Naipaul (2012) and Mahashweta Devi (2011). The festival runs from 16-19 November.
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