Kesava Reddy

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Kesava Reddy
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Born (1946-03-10)10 March 1946
Thalapula Palli, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died 13 February 2015(2015-02-13) (aged 68)
Nizamabad, Telangana
Occupation Writer and Doctor
Nationality Indian
Period 1970–2015
Genre non-fiction
Spouse Dheeramati
Children 2

Kesava Reddy (Telugu: పి కేశవ రెడ్డి ) was a renowned Telugu novelist.[1] Hailing from Andhra Pradesh state in India. In his writings he addresses many of the important social problems in India like poverty, prejudices, and superstitions, and encourages people to be socially responsible. He successfully bridges the idealistic and the popular styles of literature.

Life[edit]

Kesava Reddy was born in Thalapula Palli, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh to Ranga Reddy P, a farmer. He did his early education in S.V University, Tirupathi. Obtained MBBS degree from Pondicherry University. Did his pg diploma in dermatology in CMC medical college, vellore. Worked as Medical officer in Victoria Hospital, Dichpally, Nizamabad. Now retired and settled in Nizamabad town.

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Novels[edit]

Year Title Language Awards
1975 Banisalu - Bhagavanuvacha - 2 long stories published in one volume Telugu
1979 Incredible Goddess or Kshudra Devatha Telugu
1979 Smasaanam dunneru Telugu
1980 Athadu Adavini Jayinchadu Telugu
1982 Ramudunaadu- Raajjaymundaadi Telugu
1982 City Beautiful Telugu
1996 Mugavani Pillana Grovi Telugu
1996 Chivari gudise Telugu
2008 Muneamma Telugu
2013 Moogavani Pillanagrovi: Ballad of Ontillu English

References[edit]

  1. ^ Datta, Amaresh (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: K to Navalram. Sahitya Akademi. p. 2738.