Literary and Historical Discourse in Girish Karnad's Tughlaq
- Girish Karnad's Plays: Interventions in Secular Nationhood. Basu, Santanu // Labyrinth: An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studi;Jul2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p163
The paper focuses on the idea of secular nationhood, the high idealism associated with the idea and unsuccessful attempts at establishing it as a part of state policy with reference to Girish Karnad's plays Tughlaq and Tale-Danda. The primacy granted to secular nationhood in the conception of...
- In the city. // India Today;9/ 8/2008, p17
The article presents news briefs in Bangalore, India. Playwright Girish Karnad stated his views on the protest against the banning of dancing and music in nightclubs in the city. Fifteen-year-old music artist Mandara Nagaraj launched her album titled "Dream." A group of eight students from the...
- Southern California Actress in Multilingual Film 'Sweet Poison'. // India -- West;9/9/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 42, pC24
The article reports that actress Meghana Mudiyam of Huntington Beach, California will be seen in multilingual film "Sweet Poison," directed by Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri recipient Girish Karnad.
- A Perspective on Symbols in Girish Karnad's Tughlaq. Jagadeswari, M. // Language in India;Apr2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p100
Imagination creates culture out of nature and it also produces literary language. Symbols are often used to support a literary theme in a subtle manner. Symbol is something that represents something else either by association or by resemblance. The purpose of symbol is to communicate meaning....
- Encyclopedia on Indian Music Released. // India -- West;12/31/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 6, pC11
The article reports musician, M. Balamuralikrishna, and playwright and actor, Girish Karnad, released an encyclopedia "The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Music of India," which covers the story of music in India, including classical, folk and film music.
- FOLK THEATRE AND HUMAN COMPLEXITY IN GIRISH KARNAD'S NAGAMANDALA. George, Dolly // Language in India;Oct2007, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p4
The article looks at the elements of folk theater and human complexity in the play "Naga Mandala," by Girish Karnad. The play is based on two folktales of Kannada. It is noted that the energy for the folk-theater comes from the fact that although it seems to uphold traditional values, it also...
- Bhandarkar, Benegal Honored with Hindi Promotion Award. // News India Times;06/29/2012, Vol. 43 Issue 26, p23
The article announces that Indian filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar, Girish Karnad, and Shyam Benegal were honored with the Ganga Sharan Singh Award by India's President Pratibha Patil.
- Theatre of Change. // India Today;12/27/2010, p7
This article presents a conversation between 72-year-old Indian playwright, actor and director Girish Karnad and 54-year-old artist N. Pushpamala. They discuss the sudden anxiety about the loss of language and culture. When asked about the changes in Karnataka, Karnad mentions how people of his...
- Bharathi Chinnasami - Karnad's Hayavadana. Chinnasami, Bharathi // Muse India;Nov/Dec2010, Issue 34, p33
A literary criticism of the book "Hayavadana" by Girish Karnad is presented. As stated, the play is based on the search for identity in the midst of tangled relationships. It states that the play concentrates on "the theme of incompleteness" and the superiority of mind on body. Through the play...