B Jayashree - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
11:15 am
Yayati

Writer, Playwright, Humanist: The Life and Work of Girish Karnad

B Jayashree, Jayant Kaikini, K Marulasiddappa with Preethi Nagaraj

Bio

B. Jayashree is a veteran Indian theatre actress, director and singer, who has also acted in films and television and worked as dubbing artist in films. She is the creative director of Spandana Theatre, an amateur theatre company based in Bangalore, established in 1976.

She was nominated to the Upper house of the Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha in 2010. She was awarded the Padma Shri, fourth-highest civilian honour by Government of India in 2013.