G. P. Rajarathnam

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G. P. Rajarathnam (1909–1979),[1] popularly known as Rajaratnam, was a Kannada writer and poet born to Tamil parents.

Authorship[edit]

K. S. Nissar Ahmed, an Indian poet, said that Rajarathnam understood the minds of children, as well as what they needed.[2]


Popular songs[edit]

  • "Bevarsi Nan Putnanji"
  • "Bhoomin Thabid"
  • "Brahma Ninge Jodusthini"
  • "Helkolokondoru"[3]
  • "Kyoyaad"
  • "Nangoonu endakke"
  • "Nee Nan attig beLkang idde nanji"
  • "Sumsumkene"
  • "Yanda Muttdaglella nange eno"
  • "Yanda Yandthi Kannad padagol andre"
  • "Ye Bevarsi nin hesre"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Modern Indian literature, an anthology. 2. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi. 1992. p. 645. Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  2. ^ "25 works of children's writer G.P. Rajarathnam released". The Hindu. 2008-03-22. Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2010-01-02. 
  3. ^ "Create awareness on importance of reading books". The Hindu. 2007-07-09. Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2010-01-02.