A. N. Murthy Rao
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|A.N. Murthy Rao|
© Kamat's Potpourri
16 June 1900|
Akkihebbalu, Mandya district, Karnataka
|Died||23 August 2003(aged 103)|
Akkihebbalu Narasimha Murthy Rao (16 June 1900—23 August 2003) was a Kannada author.
Born at Akkihebbalu in (Mandya District), he studied in Mysore and later taught English at Mysore University. He was the first Director of Kannada and Culture Department of the Karnataka Government and also presided over the 56th All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana held in 1984.
Though popular for his atheistic thoughts and writings, he has also written dramas, short stories and in addition headed a couple of government assignments. He was the first director of the Kannada & Sanskriti Department, spearheaded by Kengal Hanumanthaiah.
- AaShaDhaBhoothi (Translation of Molière's drama)
- aleyuva mana:
- Aparavayaskana America Yatre
- sanjegaNNina hinnOTa(Aftersights in the Evening)
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