Famous literary authors, poets from Karnataka


A. V. Varadachar Aa.Na.Kru Adya Rangacharya Arati Monappa Aravind Adiga : A first- timer, wins the Man Booker Prize 2008 Beechi Chittala Chandrashekhar Kambar Chandrashekhar Patil Girish Karnad K.V. Puttappa (Kuvempu) Prof. Itigi Eranna – Mr. Eranna is the first person who wrote shayiris in Kannada. He is a Professor of Kannada in Vijayanagara College, […]

Masti Venkatesha Iyengar – The Famous Kannada Writer

Kannada literature has been a major influence on the broader field of literature in India. With notable poets and authors, Kannada literature has managed to add onto the repertoire of literary works in our country and has also brought forth avant-garde and new age literary movements. The Navodaya, Late Navodaya and the Navya movements in […]

Of Satire and Theater – Chandrashekhar Patil

Chandrashekhar Patil is a famous Kannada writer, dramatist and critic. He is a prominent personality in the state of Karnataka, thanks to his unique talent and power packed plays, and his efforts to bring the Kannada language to prominence. Chandrashekhar Patil’s plays are very unique as they are absurdist in nature, and very few artists […]