Bollywood mourns the death of Girish Karnad

Film Fraternity mourns the demise of legendary actor Girish Karnad:

Legendary actor and playwright Girish Karnad died on Monday morning at the age of 81 due to prolonged illness. On his sad demise, the Karnataka government has already declared a holiday for schools, colleges, and government offices followed by three-day mourning as a mark of respect to him. He was one of the most prominent theatre personalities of the 60s and 70s. He was last seen in Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai.

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind mourned the death of legendary actor and playwright Girish Karnad. He posted:  cultural world is poorer today after the demise of Girish Karnad.

Mourning the big loss various Bollywood celebrities took to their social media to express their grief:

Anil Kapoor also got emotional: