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Kannada authors who won JnanaPeeta awards and their works

The JnanaPeeta awards are one of the highest awards in the field of literature given by the Bharathiya Jnanapeet. Below is the list of famous Kannada authors and their works for which JnanaPeeta awards were received.

Kuvempu

  • Name : Kuvempu
  • Full name : Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa
  • Known as : Rashtra Kavi
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : Sri Ramayana Darshanam in 1967
  • Famous for his works on :  Kolalu , Pakshikaashi , Anikethana , Navilu , Chandramanchake Ba Chakori , Prema Kashmira , Pancha Janya , KalaSundari , Kabbigana Kaibutti , Nanna Devaru , Sanyasi , Jalagaara , Yamana Solu , Rakthakshi , Beralgekoral , Chandrahaasa , Shoodra Tapasvi , Smashana Kurukshetram , Balidaana Mahaarathri , Kaanunu Hegadathi , Malegalalli Madumagalu , Nenapina Doniyali , Sahyadri , Chitraangadha , Amalana Katha , Modannana Tamma , Bommanahalliya Kindari Jogi , MariVignani

 

D R Bendhre

  • Name : D.R. Bendre
  • Full name : Dattathreya Ramachandra Bendre
  • Known as : Vara Kavi
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : Nakutanti in 1978
  • Famous for his works on : Aralumaralu , Uyyale , Gari , Naadaleele  , Sakeegeetha , Meghadoota , Maadupaadu , Yaksha Yakshi , Gangavatarana , paraaki , Mathe banthu Sravana , Namana , Soorya Paana , Vinaya , Baa Hathira Hrudhaya Samudra , Nirabharana Sundari , Maathella Jyothi , Saayuva Aaata , Tirukara Pidugu , Devvada Mane , Nageya Hoge , Uddhaara , Aa thara Ee thara , KumaraVyasa , Sahithya Virata Swaroopa , Maharastra Saahitya , Sahithya mathu Vimarshe , Kannada Sahithyada Nalku Rathnagalu , Ilidu Ba Thaayi Ilidhu Baa , Oudhumbara Gaade

 

Shivaram Karanth

  • Name : K Shivaram Karanth
  • Full name : Kota Shivaram Karanth
  • Known as : Kadala Theerada Bhargava
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : Mookajjiya Kanasugalu in 1978
  • Famous for his works on : Seelgavanagalu , Rashtra Geethe Sudharaka , Tereya Mareyalli Hasivu , Haavu , Kavivarma , Hane Baraha , KisaGothami , Drushthi Sangama , Narada GarvaBanga , Buddhodaya , Muthadwara , Garbhagudi , Marali Mannige , Chomandudi , Maimanagala Suliyalli , Alidha Mele , Chiguridha Kanasu , Odahuttidavaru , Sanyasiya Baduku , Bettada jeeva, Hucchu Manasina Hathu Mukagalu , Domingo , Huliraaya , Hosagannada , Paatamaale , Karanta Prapancha , Mailigallinodane Maathukathegalu , Abhu vininda Burma ke apoorva paschima , Arasikaralla , Chitramaya Dakshina Kannada , Poorva dinda anthya poorvakke

 

Masthi Venkatesh Iyengar

  • Name : M.Venkatesh Iyengar
  • Full name : Masthi Venkatesh Iyengar
  • Known as : Sanna Kathegala Janaka , Kanndada Asthi
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : ChikkaVeera Rajendra in 1983
  • Famous for his works on : Gowdara Malli , Binnaha , Aruna , Taavare , Raama Navami , Mookana Makkalu , Sankranti , Sri RamaPattabhisheka , Kaakana kote , Yashodhara Masthi , Purandara daasa , Kaalidasa , Shantha , Savithri , Usha , Battara Magalu , Chenna Basava Nayaka , Janateya Samskruthi Sahithya , Adikavi Valmiki Vichara ,  Sahithya Prerane , Srinivasa , Rangana Maduve , Subbamma , Sheshamma
 
V K Gokak


  • Name : V.K.Gokak
  • Full name :Vinayaka Krishna Gokak
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on :Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi in 1991
  • Famous for his works on : Payana , Akasha Gange , Dyavapruthvi , Trivikramara , Kalopaasaka , Ugama , Navya Kavithegalu , Vinayakara Suneethagalu , Higgu , BaalaDeguladalli , Shimlasingana , Bhavaraaga , Abhyudhaya , Kashmira Orrnanaabha , Chintana , Punya Bhoomi , Jana Nayaka , Yugaantara , Munidamari , Vimarshaka Vaidya , Samarasave Jeevana , Ijjoodu , Samudraayana , Noothana Yugada pravaadi , Vinayakara Vaagmaya , Samudradaacheinda , Payaniga , Indilla Naale , Kavi KaavyaMahonathi , Navyathe haagu Kavya Jeevana , Soundarya Meemamse , Bendreyavara Kaavyaguna , Prayogasheelathe

 

U R Ananthamurthy

  • Name : U.R.Ananthamurthy
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : Samagra Sahithya (Avasthe) in 1994
  • Famous for his works on : Hadinaidhu Padyagalu , Mithuna , Ajjana Hegala Sukkugalu , Endendhu Mugiyadha Kathe Prashne , Mouni , Aakaasha mathu Bekku , Sooryana Kudhure , Avaahane , Avasthe , Samskara , Bava , Bharathi Pura , Prajne haagu Parisara , Sannivesha , Samakshama , Poorvapara Navyaloka Bettale Seveyaake Koodadu.

 

Girish Karnad

  • Name : Girish Kaarnad
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : Naataka Sahithya in 1998
  • Famous for his works on :Yayaathi , Hayavadana , Taledanda , Thuglak , Naagamandala , Hittina Hunja , Anjumallige , Manishaada , Tippuvina Kanasugalu , Agni mathu Male , Kaadu , Ondhanondhu Kaaladalli , Tabbaliyu Neenadhe Magane , Vamshavruksha Utsava

 

ChandraShekar Kambara

  • Name : ChandraShekara Kambara
  • Jnana Peeta awarded for his work on : Samagra Sahithya in 2011
  • Famous for his works on : Savina Neralu , Belli Meenu , Helathana Kela , Karimaayi , Singaravva mathu Aramane , GK Masterna Pranaya Prasanga , Angi Myalangi , Harakeya Kuri , Jai SiddaNayaka , Naayi Kathe , Kaadu Kudure , SiriSampige , Pushpa Raani , Thurkana Kanasu , Namma Janapada , Sangya Balya , Maathadu Lingave , Uttara Kannadada RangaBhoomi , Kannada Nataka Sampada , Kannada Janapada VishwaKosha , Chakori 
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