Sri Kuvempu

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa (1904-1994)

ಕುಪ್ಪಳ್ಳಿ ವೆಂಕಟಪ್ಪ ಪುಟ್ಟಪ್ಪ

Kuvempu (Pen name)

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Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa was a India’s one of great Poet, Novelist, Critic, Thinker and Author. He was born on 29th Dec 1904 at Chikmagalur District. His education was done at Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam and University of Mysore. He was studied at Mysore University and also become lecture and served the University for about 30 years and promoted as Vice-Chancellore at Mysore Univesity.

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He was been awarded of India’s most prestigious awards..

Jnanpith Award(1967),

Padma Bhushan(1958),

Padma Vibhushan(1988),

Karnataka Ratna (1992),

Rashtrakavi(1964),

Sahithya Akademi Award (1955),

and many more.

Few of his Famous Writings are

Malegalalli madumagalu

The house of Kanooru

 

Novels: Kaanuru Heggadati, Malegalalli Madumagalu

Plays: Birugaali, Maharatri, Smashana Kurukshethra, Jalagaara, Raktaakshi, Shoodra Tapaswai, Beralge Koral, Yamana Solu, Chandrahasa, Balidaana etc..

 

His Autobiography is NENAPINA DONIYALI

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