Balivada Kanta Rao, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Balivada Kanta Rao

Indian writer

Date of Birth: 03-Jul-1927

Place of Birth: Madapam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Date of Death: 06-May-2000

Profession: writer

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Balivada Kanta Rao

  • Balivada Kanta Rao (3 July 1927 – 6 May 2000) was a noted Telugu novelist and playwright. He was born in Madapam village in Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh, he worked in various capacities as civilian officer in the Indian Navy.
  • He has to his credit 38 major and minor novels, 400 short stories, 5 major plays, host of playlets and radio plays and travelogues.Many of his novels and stories have been translated into other Indian languages.
  • He won several awards which include Andhra Pradesh Sahitya Akademi, Telugu University Award, Gopichand Literary award, Ravi Shastri Memorial Award and Kalasagar Vishishta Puraskaram.
  • He was the winner of Kendriya Sahitya Akademi Award in 1998 by the Government of India.

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