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List of Sahitya Akademi Award winners for Kannada

Index List of Sahitya Akademi Award winners for Kannada

Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year, since 1955, by Sahitya Akademi (India's National Academy of Letters), to writers and their works, for their outstanding contribution to the upliftment of Indian literature and Kannada literature in particular. [1]

62 relations: A. N. Murthy Rao, A. R. Krishnashastry, Adya Rangacharya, B. C. Ramchandra Sharma, B. G. L. Swamy, B. Puttaswamayya, Bolwar Mahammad Kunhi, Chaduranga, Chandrashekhara Kambara, Chennaveera Kanavi, Chidambara Rahasya, D. R. Bendre, D. R. Nagaraj, D. V. Gundappa, Daatu, Devanur Mahadeva, Devudu Narasimha Sastri, Durgaastamana, G. S. Amur, G. S. Shivarudrappa, Geetha Nagabhushan, Girish Karnad, Gopalakrishna Adiga, Gopalakrishna Pai, Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar, Govindray H. Nayak, H. M. Nayak, H. S. Shivaprakash, Halla Bantu Halla, Indian literature, K. S. Narasimhaswamy, K. Shivaram Karanth, K. V. Subbanna, K. V. Tirumalesh, Kannada literature, Kirtinath Kurtakoti, Kuvempu, L. S. Sheshagiri Rao, M. Chidananda Murthy, M. M. Kalburgi, M. V. Seetharamiah, Masti Venkatesha Iyengar, Om Namo, P. Lankesh, P. T. Narasimhachar, Poornachandra Tejaswi, R. S. Mugali, S. L. Bhyrappa, S. R. Ekkundi, S. V. Ranganna, ..., Sahitya Akademi, Sahitya Akademi Award, Shamba Joshi, Shankar Mokashi Punekar, Shantinath Desai, Sri Ramayana Darshanam, Swapna Saraswata, T. R. Subba Rao, Vaidehi (Kannada writer), Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, Vyasaraya Ballal, Yashwant Vithoba Chittal. Expand index (12 more) »

A. N. Murthy Rao

Akkihebbalu Narasimha Murthy Rao (16 June 1900—23 August 2003) was a Kannada author.

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A. R. Krishnashastry

Ambale Ramakrishna Krishnashastry (1890–1968) (Kannada: ಅಂಬಳೆ ರಾಮಕೃಷ್ಣ ಕೃಷ್ಣಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಿ) was a prominent writer, researcher and translator in the Kannada language.

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Adya Rangacharya

Adya Rangacharya (born 1904 Agarkhed, Bijapur district – died 1984) was an Indian writer in the Kannada language, actor and scholar, and a member of the Adya Jahagirdar family.

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B. C. Ramchandra Sharma

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B. G. L. Swamy

Basavangudi Gundappa Lakshminarayana Swamy (1918–1980, also known as B. G. L. Swamy) was an Indian botanist and Kannada writer who was professor and head of the department of Botany and a principal of Presidency College, Chennai.

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B. Puttaswamayya

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Bolwar Mahammad Kunhi

Bolwar Mahamad Kunhi (born 1951) is a short story writer, novelist, playwright and scriptwriter, who writes in the Kannada language.

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Chaduranga

Subramanyaraje Urs (1916–1998), known by his pseudonym Chaduranga, was an Indian writer in Kannada language.

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Chandrashekhara Kambara

Chandrashekhara Kambara (born 2 January 1937) is a prominent Indian poet, playwright, folklorist, film director in Kannada language and the founder-vice-chancellor of Kannada University in Hampi also, country’s premier literary institution, after Vinayak Krishna Gokak (1983) and U.R. Ananthamurthy (1993).

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Chennaveera Kanavi

Chennaveera Kanavi (Kannada: ಚನ್ನವೀರ ಕಣವಿ) was born on 28 June 1928 in Hombal (Kannada: ಹೊಂಬಳ) village, Gadag District, Karnataka, India.

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Chidambara Rahasya

Chidambara Rahasya is a novel written by Poornachandra Tejaswi.

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D. R. Bendre

Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre (31 January 1896 – 26 October 1981), popularly known as Da.

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D. R. Nagaraj

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D. V. Gundappa

Devanahalli Venkataramanaiah Gundappa, popularly known as DVG, was a Kannada writer and philosopher.

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Daatu

Daatu is a novel by Kannada writer S L Bhyrappa for which he was awarded the Kendra Sahitya Academy for the year 1975.

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Devanur Mahadeva

Devanura Mahadeva (born 1948) is an award-winning novelist and a public intellectual who writes in Kannada language.

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Devudu Narasimha Sastri

Devudu Narasimha Sastry (1895–1962, known popularly by his pen-name Devudu was an eminent Kannada writer and novelist, Sanskrit scholar, actor and a journalist. His guru was Mahamahopadhyaya Vaidhyanatha Shastri. Mimansa Darpana, his commentary on the Indian philosophy of Mimāṃsā, is ranked highly among works on the subject. Antaranga, his novel published in 1932, was the first novel in Kannada to employ the method of monologue narrative. In 1947, he published his most notable novel, Maha Brahmana ("The Great Brahmin") based on the life of the sage Vishwamitra. Mahākṣatriya ("The Great Warrior"), published in 1960 depicts the life and deeds of King Nahusha. This novel was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award, the most prestigious literary merit awarded by the Government of India. Devudu's last novel, Maha Darshana ("The Great Vision") is based on the life of sage Yajnavalkya. The book was published after his death in 1962.

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Durgaastamana

Durgaastamana is a 1982 historical novel by well known Kannada novelist and scholar T. R. Subba Rao, or TaRaSu.

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G. S. Amur

Gururaja Shyamacharya Amur (Kannada: ಜಿ. ಎಸ್. ಆಮೂರ; born 8 May 1925), a professor of literature, is a contemporary writer and critic in the Kannada and English languages.

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G. S. Shivarudrappa

Guggari Shanthaveerappa Shivarudrappa (7 February 1926 – 23 December 2013) was an Indian Kannada poet, writer and researcher who was awarded the title of Rashtrakavi (Poet Laureate) by the Government of Karnataka in 2006.

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Geetha Nagabhushan

Geetha Nagabhushan is a noted feminist writer, who has previously held the position of President, 76th All-India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana.

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Girish Karnad

Girish Raghunath Karnad (born 19 May 1938) is an Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer playwright and a Rhodes Scholar, who predominantly works in South Indian cinema and Bollywood.

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Gopalakrishna Adiga

Mogeri Gopalakrishna Adiga (1918–1992) was a modern Kannada poet.

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Gopalakrishna Pai

Gopalakrishna Pai is an Indian author who writes fiction and non-fiction books in the Kannada language.

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Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar

Goruru Ramaswamy Iyengar (1904–1991), popularly known as Goruru, was a Kannada writer; well known for his humour and satire.

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Govindray H. Nayak

Govindaray H. Nayak (born 18 September 1935) is a Kannada poet, writer and professor who was awarded the Central Sahitya Akademi Award for Kannada language for 2014 for his work Sanskrit Chintana.

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H. M. Nayak

Harogadde Manappa Nayak (Kannada: ಹಾ.ಮಾ.ನಾಯಕ್, Ha Ma Nayak) (1931 - 10 November 2000) was an academician, writer and folklorist.

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H. S. Shivaprakash

H.S. Shivaprakash (Hulkuntemath Shivamurthy Sastri Shivaprakash, born 1954) is a leading poet and playwright writing in Kannada.

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Halla Bantu Halla

Halla Bantu Halla is a novel written by Shrinivas B. Vaidya.

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Indian literature

Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter.

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K. S. Narasimhaswamy

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K. Shivaram Karanth

Kota Shivaram Karanth (10 October 1902 – 9 December 1997) was a Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, polymath, Yakshagana artist, film maker and thinker.

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K. V. Subbanna

Kuntagodu Vibhuthi Subbanna (20 February 1932 – 16 July 2005) was an acclaimed dramatist and writer in Kannada.

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K. V. Tirumalesh

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Kannada literature

tags --> Kannada literature (ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is the corpus of written forms of the Kannada language, a member of the Dravidian family spoken mainly in the Indian state of Karnataka and written in the Kannada script.

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Kirtinath Kurtakoti

Kirtinath Kurtakoti (ಕೀರ್ತಿನಾಥ ಕುರ್ತಕೋಟಿ) (13 October 1928 – 31 July 2003) was a Kannada writer and critic who won among other awards, the Central Sahitya Akademi honour of India.

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Kuvempu

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa (29 December 1904 – 11 November 1994), popularly known by his pen name Kuvempu, was an Indian novelist, poet, playwright, critic and thinker.

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L. S. Sheshagiri Rao

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M. Chidananda Murthy

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M. M. Kalburgi

Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi (28 November 1938 – 30 August 2015) was an Indian scholar of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature) and academic who served as the vice-chancellor of Kannada University in Hampi.

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M. V. Seetharamiah

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Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

Maasthi Venkatesa Iyengar (6 June 1891 – 6 June 1986) was a well-known writer in Kannada language.

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Om Namo

Om Namo is a book written by Shantinath Desai.

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P. Lankesh

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P. T. Narasimhachar

Purohita Thirunarayana Narasimhachar (17 March 1905 – 23 October 1998), commonly known as PuTiNa, was a playwright and poet in the Kannada language.

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Poornachandra Tejaswi

Kuppali Puttappa Poornachandra Tejaswi (8 September 1938 – 5 April 2007) was a prominent Kannada writer, novelist, photographer, publisher, painter, naturalist, and environmentalist who made a great impression in the "Navya" period of Kannada Literature and inaugurated the Bandaaya ("Protest Literature") with his short-story collection Abachoorina Post Offisu.

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R. S. Mugali

Ram Shri Mugali (Ranganatha Srinivasa Mugali) (July 15, 1906 – February 20, 1993) was a notable writer in the Kannada language.

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S. L. Bhyrappa

Santeshivara Lingannaiah Bhyrappa (Kannada: ಸಂತೇಶಿವರ ಲಿಂಗಣ್ಣಯ್ಯ ಭೈರಪ್ಪ) (born 20 August 1931) is a Kannada novelist whose works are popular in the state of Karnataka, India.

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S. R. Ekkundi

Subbanna R. Ekkundi (1923–1995) was a recipient of Sahitya Akademi award, Nation award for teacher and Soviet Land award.

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S. V. Ranganna

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Sahitya Akademi

The Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of literature in the languages of India.

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Sahitya Akademi Award

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honor in India, which the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, annually confers on writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages (24 languages, including the 22 listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, along with English and Rajasthani) recognised by the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.

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Shamba Joshi

Shankara Baaladeekshita Joshi (1896–1991), popularly referred to as Sham Ba Joshi, was an authority on the culture of Karnataka.

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Shankar Mokashi Punekar

"Shankar Mokashi Punekar /ಶಂಕರ ಮೊಕಾಶಿ ಪುಣೇಕರ್" (May 8, 1928 – August 11, 2004) was a well known writer in the Kannada Language.

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Shantinath Desai

Shantinath Desai/ಶಾಂತಿನಾಥ ದೇಸಾಯಿ (1929–1998) was one of the leading modern authors of the Navya (modernist) movement in Kannada.

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Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Sri Ramayana Darshana (ಶ್ರೀ ರಾಮಾಯಣ ದರ್ಶನ) is the most popular work and the magnum opus by Kuvempu in Kannada based on the Hindu epic Ramayana.

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Swapna Saraswata

Swapna Sarswata is novel written by Gopalakrishna Pai.

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T. R. Subba Rao

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Vaidehi (Kannada writer)

Janaki Srinivasa Murthy (ಜಾನಕಿ ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ಮೂರ್ತಿ) (born as Vasanti on 12 February 1945), popularly known by her nickname Vaidehi (ವೈದೇಹಿ) is a well-known writer of modern Kannada language fiction.

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Vinayaka Krishna Gokak

Vinayaka Krishna Gokak (9 August 1909 – 28 April 1992) was a major writer in the Kannada language and a scholar of English and Kannada literatures.

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Vyasaraya Ballal

Vyasaraya Ballal (Kannada:ವ್ಯಾಸರಾಯ ಬಲ್ಲಾಳ) (1 December 1923 – 30 January 2008) was a major writer in the Kannada language and Sahitya Academy Award winner for his novel Bandaya in 1986.

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Yashwant Vithoba Chittal

Yashwant Vithoba Chittal (ಯಶವಂತ ವಿಠೇೂಬಾ ಚಿತ್ತಾಲ) (3 August 1928 – 22 March 2014) was a Kannada fiction writer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Sahitya_Akademi_Award_winners_for_Kannada

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