Great Poets of Telangana
Great Poets of Telangana Bammer Potana
Pothana was born at Bammera village, Palakurthy mandal, Warangal district in Telangana state currently Jangoan Distrct in Telangana state. His father was Kesanna and his mother Lakkamma. Pothana is farmer by occupation.
Pothana known for his best work of translation of Bhagavatava Purna from Sanskrit to Telugu.
Potana is considered as Sahaja Kavi( Natrural Poet), at his early age Bhogini Dhandakam poem written by him in praise of king Sri Singa Bhoopala.
Bhogini Dhanadakam is an earliest and first poem by available in Telugu by Potana.
Virabhadhra Vijayamu is about adventures of Lord Virabhadhra , son of Lord Shiva which contains destruction of a yagna performed in absence of Lord Shiva by Daksha Prajapathi.
Great Poets of Telangana Kaloji Narayana Rao
Raghuveer Narayana Laxmikanth Srinivasa Ram Raja Kaloji (9 September 1914 – 13 November 2002), popularly known as Kaloji Narayana Rao or Kaloji or Kalanna, was an Indian poet, freedom fighter, anti-fascist and political activist of Telangana.
Image credit : telanganastateofficial.com
was an Indian poet, freedom fighter, anti-fascist and political activist who was participated and involved in many movements like Arya Samaj movement,Andhra maha sabha and also become part of Satyagraha etc.
He was popularly known as Praja kavi, meaning that “People’s Poet” who wrote poetry in Telugu, Urdu ,Hindi and Marathi Languages who was awarded doctorate award by kakatiya University in 1992.
kaloji was awarded with Padma vibhushan by the government of india ,for his services in Literacy in 1992
government of Telangana honored Kaloji’s birthday as “Telangana Language Day“
Best translation award award by Burgula Ramakrishna Rao for his work Jeevana Geetha in 1968.
Some of the famous Published writing of Kaloji Rao’s
Anakathalu – 1941
kaloji Kathalu- 1943
Naa Bharatadesha Yatra – translation of Brail Ford’s Rebel India-1941
Parthiva vijayam -1946
Naa Godava -1953
Tudi Vijayam Manadi Nijam -1962
Naa Godava Parabhava Vasantham -1966
Naa Godava Parabhava Greeshmam -1966
Naa Godava Parabhava Hemantham -1966
Naa Godava Parabhava -1967
Jeevana Geetha -1968
Telangana Udyama Kavithalu -1969-70
Naa Godava -1975-77
Naa Godava (Yuva Bharathi) -1974
Idi Naa Godava -1995
Bapu! Bapu!! Bapu!!! -1995
Kaloji Kathalu -2000
Naa Godava Parabhava Varsham (1966)
Naa Godava Parabhava Sharattu (1966)
Naa Godava Parabhava Hemantham (1966)
Great Poets of Telangana Dr. C. Narayana Reddy
Dr.C. Narayana Reddy was born in July 29, 1931 in Hanumeajipet, Karimanagar District and died at 12 June 2017
Official Website :Dr.C. Narayana Reddy
Image Credit : The Indian Express
Dr.C. Narayana Reddy is an award winning Indian Telugu poet and writer and even he is nominated to the Rajya Sabha in August 1997.
He received Ph.D from Osmania University in 1962 on “Modern Traditions of Telugu” and become a Professor in 1976.
He Married to Sushela and had four daughters, with his wife name (sushela) instituted award to female writers annually.
Dr.C. Narayana Reddy honored with state and national awards
Sahitya Akademi Award (1973)
Padma Shri (1977)
Kala Prapoorna (1978)
Jnanpith Award (1988), for Viswambara
Padma Bhushan (1992)
Sahitya Akademi fellowship(2014)
Dr.C. Narayana Reddy also wrote 3000 film songs, first film – Gulebakavali Katha (1962) directed by N. T. Rama Rao and last – Inkennallu (2011).
Some of the famous Publications are
Narayana Reddy Geyalu
Manisi – Chilaka
Patalo Emindi – Na Matalo Emundhi –
Marpu Na Tirpu
Tejassu Na Tapassu
Udayam Na Hridayam
Jathiya Kavi Sammelanamloni – Veevida Bhasha Kavithala – Anuvaadhalu
Saptati Oka Liptaga
Kalisi Nadiche Kalam
Evi A Jeeva Nidhulu
Thats What I’said (English)
Great Poets of Telangana Dr.Ande Sri
Ande Sri was born 1961 in Rebarthi village near Jangaon in Warangal district, Telangana and his original name is Ande Ellaiah who was grew up as an orphan and did not have proper education.
Image Credit : Wikipedia
Ande Sri is also known as Praja Kavi/Prakruthi Kavi was an Famous Indian Poet and Lyricist.
He composed songs mainly on nature of Telangana and many of his songs are included in movies.
One of such song “Maayamai Pothundamma Manishanavadu” for the film Erra Samudram has inspired the Andhra Pradesh Universities syllabus committee to include it in the Telugu second year graduation text books for the next academic year starting in 2009. This is the third song to feature in Telugu syllabus after Maa Telugu Thalliki and Telugu Jathi Manadi in the 77 years of Telugu cinema.
He was also honored with Doctorate from Kakatiya University.
Ande sri also received Nandi award for Telugu film Ganga in the best lyrics category for the song “vellipothunnava”.
Great Poets of Telangana Kancherla Gopanna
Kancherla Gopanna (Goparaju) renowned as “Bhaktha Ramadasu”, who was born in the year 1620 and died in 1680. He was born to an affluent Telugu Niyogi Brahmin family to Linganna Mantri and Kamamba in Nelakondapalli village of Khammam dist Taluk Division of Telangana
Image Credit : Wikipedia
He was popularly known as Bhakta Ramadasu or Bhadrachala Ramadasu in 17th-century Indian devotee of Rama and renowned for constructing a famous temple for Rama at Bhadrachalam.
He also wrote Dasarathi Shatakamu with a ‘makuTamu’ ‘Daasarathee Karunaa payonidhee’ a collection of nearly 108 poems dedicated to the son of Dasaratha Lord Rama and his devotional lyrics towards Rama is known as RamaDaasu Keertanalu.
Ramadasu composed nearly 300 poems/songs some of them are
Ramachandraya Janaka Rajaaja Manohara in Kurinji Tarakamantramu in Dhanyasi Anta Ramamayam in Darbari Kannada Dasharatha Rama Govindha in Kamas Adigo Bhadradri in Varali Rama Ra Ra in Kamas Charanamulae Nammidhi in Kapi Ye Teeruga Nanu in Nadanamakriya Paluke bangara mayena in Ananda Bhairavi O Rama ni namamu in Poorvi Kalyani
Telangana kavulu Great poets of Telangana
More on Telangana History- Click Here
Link 2 – Buy/Downlaod MCQ Bit Bank eBooks
Link 3 —–> Free eBooks For Competitive Exams
Link 4 —–> Top Books for Competitive Exams
Link 5 —–> Download eBooks PDF’s For Competitive Exams
Telangana Kavalu, Telangana Great Kavalu, Telangana Kavlu list for exams, Telangana Kavalu works books literature, Telangana History