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 […]
Jayant Kaikini is one of the most popular writers in Kannada literature. Apart from being a renowned poet and short story writer, he also serves as a scriptwriter for Kannada movies.
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.