Tripuraneni Gopichand

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Tripuraneni Gopichand
Born 8 September 1910
Angaluru, Krishna district
Died 2 November 1962
Pen name Tripuraneni Gopi Chand
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Hindu
Citizenship India
Education Law
Genre Telugu short story writer, novelist, editor, essayist, playwright and film director
Spouse Sakuntala devi
Children Tripuraneni Sai Chand and also Tripuraneni Maharadhi - (by inspiration and literary legacy)
Relatives Pitcheswara Rao Atluri

Tripuraneni Gopichand (Telugu: త్రిపురనేని గోపిచంద్) (8 September 1910 - 2 November 1962) was a Radical humanist, Telugu short story writer, novelist, editor, essayist, playwright and film director. Gopichand was son of renowned a social reformer,and play writer Tripuraneni Ramaswamy .Gopichand inspired by M.N.Roy's Radical Humanism,and became the first state secretary of Radical Democratic Party (India) Andhra Pradesh.[1] His second novel 'Asamardhuni Jeevana Yatra' (Bungler: A Journey Through Life).[2] This is the first psychological novel in Telugu literature.[3] Gopichand posthumously awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for"Panditha Parameshwara Sastry Veelunama", in 1963 first Telugu novel to win this award.[4] [5] His Novel "Asamardhuni Jeevana Yatra" is known as first psychoanalysis novel in Telugu literature which got very popular,is part of syllabus for APPSC examinations in Telugu literature optional subject.His postal stamp was released by the Government of India on his 100th birthday. .[6][7] The Telugu Television channel Sneha TV broadcast a documentary on his life.

List of Writings[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Parivartanam
  • Asamarthuni Jeeva Yatra (first psychoanalysis novel in Telugu)
  • Merupula Marakalu
  • Pandita Parameswara Sastry Veelunaama
  • Yamapasam
  • Cheekati Gadulu
  • Sidhilalayam
  • Gadiya Padani Talupulu
  • Gatinchanigatam
  • Pillatemmera
  • Premopahatulu

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Tatvavetalu
  • Postu Chaiyani Uttarulu
  • Maku Unnayi Swagataalu
  • Vubhayakushalopari

Filmography of Telugu films[edit]

  • Chaduvukunna Ammayilu (1963) (Dialogues)
  • Dharmadevatha (1952) (Dialogues)
  • Priyuralu (1952) (Story, Dialogues and Direction)
  • Perantalu (1951) (Director)
  • Lakshmamma (1950) (Director)
  • Gruhapravesam (1946) (Story)
  • Raithubidda (1939) (Dialogues)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "scientific humanism". 
  2. ^ "Puska". 
  3. ^ "Lamakaan". 
  4. ^ "Sahitya Akademi.Awards.Telugu". Sahitya-akademi.gov.in. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 
  5. ^ "Asamardhuni Jeeva Yatra By Tripuraneni Gopichand". Scribd.com. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 
  6. ^ "tripuraneni gopichand stamp | Phila-Mirror". 2011-09-08. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 
  7. ^ Special Correspondent (2011-09-11). "‘Literature is social documentation'". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 

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