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Girish Karnad was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. Apart from working in theatre, he has directed and acted in films. He has served as Director of the Film and Television Institute of India, Chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (the National Academy of the Performing Arts) and Director of the Nehru
Centre, London (the cultural wing of the High Commission of India). He was Visiting Professor and Playwright-in-Residence at the University of Chicago. He has been honored with the Padma Bhushan and conferred the prestigious Inanpith Award.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tipu Sultan, Fath °Ali, -- Nawab of Mysore, -- 1753-1799 -- Drama.
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Jainism -- Drama.