Chilukuri Narayana Rao

Chilukuri Narayana Rao is a well known Telugu writer, lexicographer, historian and scholar. He was born to Bheemasenarao and Lakshmamma in 1890 in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Chilukuri Narayana Rao
Born1890
Ponduru, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died1952
OccupationWriter
NationalityIndian
Notable worksAn Introduction to Dravidian Philology, Aandhra Bhaashaa Charitram
Notable awardsKala Prapoorna
SpouseLakshminarasamma

His notable works include Amba, Upanishattulu, Musalamma, Vaade, Borrayyasetti, Gujaraati Vangmayamu.[2] He also published Aandhra Bhaashaa Charitram in the year 1937 and a revised version of Sankaranarayana's English-Telugu Dictionary.

AwardsEdit

He received the honorary doctorate degree of ‘Kala Prapoorna' from Andhra University in the year 1947.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "telugu, mana saMskriti (our culture)". www.vepachedu.org.
  2. ^ http://www.engr.mun.ca/~adluri/telugu/pictures/peoplepics.html

External linkEdit

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