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 Kambar is a modern Kannada novelist, dramatist and academician. He is a man of many talents, having ventured into film making and acting while pursuing his literary career.
He was often termed as the GB Shaw of Kannada literature. He wrote under the pen name BeeChi (which is also the name he preferred to go by in his daily life) and is best remembered for his mastery of the genre of humour.
Get to know the famous actors and actresses in/from Karnataka. Kannada movie world is however much smaller than other language movie fields.
U R Ananthamurthy is one of the pioneers of the Navya literary movement in contemporary Kannada literature. He is a Jnanpith award winner and a renowned academic.
Paler Lankeshappa, popularly known as P Lankesh, is one of the famous personalities that Kannadigas claim as their own. He was a novelist, academic and film director and his strongest claim to fame was as the Director of the tabloid, Lankesh Partike.
A.N. Krishna Rao, who was more popularly known as Aa.Na.Kru. He started his career as an editor of magazines in Kannada like Vishva Vani and Katha Manjari.