Dr. A. N. Krishna Rao (popularly known as Anakru) was Karnataka's genius of the century. His literary output exceeded 80,000 pages. The speeches he made we innumerable. Anakru threw a spell on Kannadigas by his talent for literature, love of Kannada and oratory. From 1930 to 1971, for four decades, he was the uncrowned king of the land and the people. ...more on Wikipedia about "A. N. Krishna Rao"
(B. M. Srikantaiah) B M Srikanthaiah or B M Shri ( 1881- 1946) was one of the most influential authors, writers and translators of Kannada literature. ...more on Wikipedia about "B. M. Srikantaiah"
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D.R. Bendre (Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre),(( 1896- 1981) who wrote under the pen-name of Ambikatanayadatta, is amongst the most famous of Kannada poets of the Navodaya period. He also made several contributions to Marathi literature. ...more on Wikipedia about "D. R. Bendre"
Dr. Panchakshari Hiremath, born in 1933, is a Patriot , Freedom fighter, Internationalist and multi-lingual writer of Karnataka, India. He is a well-known poet, short story writer, essayist, critic, translator, orator, and editor whose works have been extensively translated into many Indian and foreign languages. Starting his literary pursuit at the tender age of ten Dr. Panchakshari has to his credit more than 75 titles. His first collection of poems appeared in 1959 and he made a distinct mark of his own in almost all the branches of literary forms. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dr. Panchakshari Hiremath"
Girish Karnad (born: May 19, 1938), is a contemporary Indian playwright in the Kannada language, in addition to being a movie actor and director. ...more on Wikipedia about "Girish Karnad"
K. Shivaram Karanth is a major Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, Yakshagana artist and thinker. ...more on Wikipedia about "K. Shivaram Karanth"
Maasti Venkatesh Ayengar ( June 6 1891 - June 6 1986) was a famous Kannada writer, and a Jnanpith ( 1983) awardee. Maasti Kannadada Aasti meaning Maasti is Kannada's Treasure is how he is treasured by Kannadigas. He is most renowned for his beautifully written short stories. His other works include historical novels such as Chikkaveera Rajendra and Channabasava Nayaka. He wrote under the pen name Srinivasa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maasti Venkatesh Ayengar"
V. K. Gokak (Vinayak Krishna Gokak) ( 1909- 1992) was an author and scholar of Kannada literature. He was awarded the Jnanpith award for his epic Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi. Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi is perhaps the longest epic written in any language in the 20th Century. It deals with the vedic age. Surprisingly, Gokak was a Professor of English Literature. ...more on Wikipedia about "V. K. Gokak"
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