The World of AK Ramanujan
Girish Karnad, Guillermo Rodriguez with Chandan Gowda
Girish Karnad – actor, film director, writer, playwright – was conferred the Jnanpith Award, the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan. His plays include Hayavadana, Naga-Mandala, Agni Mattu Male, Yayati and Benda Kalu on Toast. His plays in Kannada have been translated into English and many other Indian languages.