Awards & Winners

K. Shivaram Karanth

Date of Birth 10-October-1902
Place of Birth Saligrama
(India, Karnataka, Udupi district)
Nationality India
Also know as Shivaramakaranth, Kota Shivaram Karanth, कोटाशिवरामकारन्त, के० शिवराम कारन्त
Profession Journalist, Film director, Writer, Environmentalist
Kota Shivaram Karanth was a Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, Yakshagana artist, film maker and thinker. He was described as the "Rabindranath Tagore of Modern India who has been one of the finest novelists-activists since independence" by Ramachandra Guha. He was the third person among eight recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada the highest literary honour conferred by the Govt. of India.

Awards by K. Shivaram Karanth

Check all the awards nominated and won by K. Shivaram Karanth.


Jnanpith Award
Honored for : Mookajjiya Kanasugalu


National Film Award for Best Story
Honored for : Chomana Dudi