10 March 1946|
Thalapula Palli, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Died||13 February 2015
|Occupation||Writer and Doctor|
Kesava Reddy (Telugu: పి కేశవ రెడ్డి ) was a renowned Telugu novelist. 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.
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.
|1975||Banisalu - Bhagavanuvacha - 2 long stories published in one volume||Telugu|
|1979||Incredible Goddess or Kshudra Devatha||Telugu|
|1980||Athadu Adavini Jayinchadu||Telugu|
|1996||Mugavani Pillana Grovi||Telugu|
|2013||Moogavani Pillanagrovi: Ballad of Ontillu||English|
- Datta, Amaresh (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: K to Navalram. Sahitya Akademi. p. 2738.