B. Puttaswamayya

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B. Puttaswamayya
Born24 May 1897
Died25 January 1984(1984-01-25) (aged 86)
Occupationwriter

B. Puttaswamayya (kannada:ಬಿ. ಪುಟ್ಟಸ್ವಾಮಯ್ಯ) (24 May 1897 – 25 January 1984) was a novelist, playwright and journalist in the Kannada language. He was awarded the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award in 1964 for his novel Kranthi Kalyana, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 1978 for his plays by the Government of India.

Writings[edit]

Historical Fiction[edit]

  • Kranthi Kalyana ( 6 vol) - Udayaravi, Rajyapala, kalyaneshwara, nagabandha, mugiyada kanasu, Kalyana kranti - based on life of Sri basavanna
  • Mrunalini (Translation of Bengali Novel by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee)
  • Thejaswini (Translation of Bengali Novel by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee's Rajasimha)
  • Prabhudeva
  • Roopalekha - Imaginary story at the backdrop Vijayanagar empire - Devaraya II - 1442-1446 time frame
  • Itihasada Putagalinda - Historical Short stories
  • Dwa Suparna - 7th century story happening during the Gangaa Period
  • Priyadarshi Raja - Emperor Ashoka story
  • Chalukya Tailapa - Tailapa founder of Kalyana Chalukya


Social Fiction[edit]

  • Ardhangi
  • Hoovu Kaavu
  • Sudhamayi
  • Abhisaarike (Sequel for Sudhamayi)
  • Ratnahaara
  • Natya Mohini
  • Mallammana Pavaada

Play and Literary criticism[edit]

  • Samagra Natakagalu
  • Mooru Natakagalu
  • Kurukshetra
  • Chirakumara Sabha
  • Dashavatara
  • Taraka Vadhe
  • Dravaswamini

Religion[edit]

  • Shivamahinma Sutra Soundrya Lahari
  • Sri Durgasaptashati
  • Sri Lalita Sahasara Sangatya
  • Sampurna Ramayana


References[edit]