Best known for a collection of poems entitled Mankuthimmana Kagga Started a number of Kannada newspapers Awarded the Padmabhushan in 1974 Best known for his collection of poems entitled, Mankuthimmana Kagga, Devanahalli Venkataramanaiah Gundappa (1887-1975) or DV Gundappa or DVG as he was also known as a renowned Kannada philosopher and author. Along with being […]
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.
Rayasam Bheemasena Rao (1913-1980), popularly called BeeChi, was one of most prominent personalities in writing in Karnataka. A Look at the Personality 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 […]
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, who’s well known for his striking literary work. His Early Years and Education Ananthamurthy was born on the 21st of December 1932 in Melige village in Karnataka’s Shimoga […]
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. His Early Years Palegar Lankeshappa, born on the 8th of March 1935 was […]
Kannada literature has carved a niche for itself in the huge repertoire of literary brilliance India has to offer in various languages. For starters Kannada has won as many Jnanpith Awards as Hindi has, which is the most commonly spoken language in India. This shows the prowess and the reach of the literature of Karnataka. […]