Born in 1904 in Chikmagalur, Karnataka, Kuvempu’s birth name is Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa. He is regarded as one of the greatest Kannada literary masters of the twentieth century. He was a champion of social equality and extensively voiced against caste discrimination, gender inequality, and superstitions, which he believed were taking society down the wrong path. […]
G.S. Shivarudrappa has been conferred the title of Rashtrakavi by the Karnataka Government. He had made many contributions that changed the face of modern Kannada literature.
Kannada literature. P T Narasimhachar or Pu TiNa – as he was known – was a dramatist, poet and a great story teller.
H S Shivaprakash is an acclaimed poet and playwright from Karnataka. He writes in Kannada, but many of his works have been translated into English and other Indian regional languages.