Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award

Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award is an annual literary award given to literary works in Kannada by the Karnataka Sahitya Academy. Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award is given to individual books published in various genres like poetry, novel, short fiction, criticism, travel writing, translation, children's writing etc., as well as for the complete contribution of a writer to Kannada literature.

Karnataka Sahitya Acadey Awards
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿಗಳು
Literary awards for contributions to Kannada literature
Awarded forLiterary awards for writers in Kannada language
Sponsored byGovernment of Karnataka
First awarded1983
Last awarded2019

Instituted in 1983, it has been given to some of the most eminent writers in Kannada like P.Lankesh, U.R.Ananthamurthy, K.P.Poornachandra Tejaswi, B.T. Lalitha Naik, Niranjana, Jayanta Kaikini, K Y Narayanaswamy etc.

AwardsEdit

Annual honorary awardEdit

Year Recipient
1965  • Chandrashekara Shastry
 • B. Puttaswamayya
 • D. R. Bendre
 • K. Shivaram Karanth
1966  • P. T. Narasimhachar
 • B. Shivamurthy Shastry
 • Y. Nagesh Shastry
 • S. C. Nandimath
 • T. N. Srikantaiah
1967  • Shamba Joshi
 • D. L. Narasimhachar
 • M. Mariyappa Bhatta
1968  • Jayadevi Thayi Ligade
 • Thirumale Rajamma
 • G. P. Rajarathnam
 • A. N. Krishna Rao
 • D. K. Bhimasena Rao
 • Saali Ramachandra Rao
 • Simpi Linganna
 • Basavaraj Kattimani
2020[1]  • Amrutha Someshwara
 • Shanmukhayya Akkurmata
 • K. Kempegowda
 • K. R. Sandhya Reddy
 • Ashokapuram K. Govindaraju

Sahityashree AwardEdit

Year Recipient
2020[1]  • Premashekhar
 • Rajappa Dalavayi
 • B. T. Jahnavi
 • Kalyanarao G. Patil
 • G. P. Doddamani
 • Mrityunjaya Rumale
 • D. V. Prahlad
 • M. S. Ashadevi
 • Shivananda Kalave
 • Veena Bannanje

Book prizesEdit

The following is a partial list of award winners and the name of the books for which they won.

PoetryEdit

NovelEdit

 
S.L.Bhyrappa
 
Kum.Veerabhadrappa
 
Chandrashekhara Kambara
Year Recipient Book
1963
1964
1965
 • S. L. Bhyrappa
 • M. K. Indira
 • Vamsha Vruksha
 • Sadananda
1966  • Kusumakar Devaragennur
 • Mallika
 • Naalkaneya Aayaama
 • Jeevanaganga
1967  • Bharathisutha
 • Srinivas Udupa
 • Girikanyaka
 • Olidu Bandavalu
1968 M. S. Murthy Natyarani Shantala
1969
1970
 • Padmanabha Somayaji
 • Jayatheertha Rajapurohitha
 • Panditaraja Jagannatha
 • Suligaali
1971 Suryanarayana Chadaga Manetana
1972 Rao Bahaddur Bitti Beledavaru
1973  • Vishnu Sharana
 • Maathe Mahadevi
 • Kadalu
 • Heppitta Haalu
1974  • Kaamaroopi
 • Bharathisutha
 • Kudure Motte
 • Giliyu Panjaradolilla
1975 Chandrakanth Kusanur Yaatanaa Shibira
1976 M. K. Indira Phaniyamma
1977 Na. Mogasaale Nannadalladdu
1978 Sundar Nadakarni Mandi Mane
1979 Rao Bahaddur Gowdara Kona
1980 C. N. Lakshmi Devi Gangarasa Durvineeta
1981 Kum. Veerabhadrappa Kappu
1982 Chandrashekhara Kambara Singarevva Mattu Aramane
1983 Sheshanarayana Beesu
1984 Sara Aboobacker Chandragiri Theeradalli
1985 Vyasaraya Ballal Bandaya
1986 S. L. Bhyrappa Saakshi
1987 Ma. Na. Javaraiah Maagi
1988 M. P. Uma Devi Badukalaarda Balavantaru
1989 Ka. Tha. Chikkanna Munjaavu
1990 Yashwanth Chittal Purushottama
1991 Vyasa Rao Ninjoor Chamundeshwari Bhavana
1992 K. Satyanarayana Gowri
1993 Kusumakar Devaragennur Nireendriya
1994 Sunanda Belgaumkar Jhavaadi
1995 P. V. Narayana Dharmakaarana
1996 Balasaheb Lokapur Bisilupura
1997 H. S. Champavathi Shivaganga
1998 Kum. Veerabhadrappa Shamanna
1999 H. Nagaveni Gandhi Banda
2000 NO AWARD
2001 Agrahara Krishamurthy Neeru Mattu Preethi
2002 Balasaheb Lokapur Hutta
2003 Raghavendra Patil Teru
2004 Srinivas Vaidya Halla Bantu Halla
2005 T. Sunandamma Dwitva
2006 Janagere Venkataramaiah Mahanadi
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013 Rajani Narahalli Aatmavrittaanta
2014
2015 Lata Gutti
2016
2017
2018
2019 Vasudhendra Tejo Tungabhadra

Short storyEdit

 
Baraguru Ramachandrappa
 
Shantinath Desai
 
Yashwant Chittal
 
U.R.Ananthamurthy
Year Recipient Book
1967  • Besagarahalli Ramanna
 • M. K. Indira
 • Nelada Odalu
 • Navaratna
1968  • Eshwar Chandra
 • Veerabhadra
 • Theera
 • Ee Bhoomi Aa Aakaasha
1969
1970
 • Sudhakara
 • [Udyavara Madhava Acharya
 • Garike Beru
 • Baagida Mara
1971 K. Sadashiva Aparichitaru
1972  • Besagarahalli Ramanna
 • Mavinakere Ranganathan
 • Garjane
 • Parjanya
1973 Shantadevi Kanavi Bayalu Aalaya
1974  • C. B. Sannaiah
 • A. N. Prasanna
 • Thepe
 • Ulidavaru
1975 Baraguru Ramachandrappa Suntaragaali
1976 Veena Shanteshwar Kavalu
1977 Shantinath Desai Rakshasa
1978 Rajashekhar Neeramanvi Hanginaramaneya Horage
1979 Kalegowda Nagavara Betta Saalu Male
1980 Yashwant Chittal Katheyaadalu Hudugi
1981 U. R. Ananthamurthy Aakaasha Mattu Bekku
1982 Jayant Kaikini Teredashte Baagilu
1983 Boluvaru Mohammed Kunhi Devarugala Raajyadalli
1984 Mavinakere Ranganathan Ulidaddu Aakaasha
1985 Kalegowda Nagavara Alegalu
1986 Bagalodi Devaraaya Rudrappana Raudra Mattu Itara Kathegalu
1987 M. N. Vyasa Rao Maleyalli Neneda Maragalu
1988 G. P. Basavaraju Raja Mattu Hakki
1989 Jayant Kaikini Dagadoo Parabana Ashwamedha
1990 Abdul Rasheed Haalu Kudida Huduga
1991 Amaresha Nugadoni Mannu Seritu Beeja
1992 Mogalli Ganesh Buguri
1993 Bidarahalli Narasimhamurthy Shishu Kanda Kanasu
1994 Chaduranga Mrugayaa
1995 Ravi Belagere Pa. Vem. Helida Kathe
1996 Jayant Kaikini Amruthaballi Kashaaya
1997 Amaresha Nugadoni Tamandhada Kedu
1998 Raghavendra Patil Maayiya Mukhagalu
1999 Bhanu Mushtaq Benki Male
2000 Bidarahalli Narasimhamurthy Hamse Haarittu
2001 Fakir Mohammed Katpadi Hejjaala
2002 Basavaraj Saadar Thapdanda
2003 Sridhar Baligar Ile Emba Kanasu
2004 Keshava Malagi Vennela Doresaani
2005 Keshavareddy Handrala Ondu Hidi Mannu
2006 Prahlad Agasanakatte Manada Mundana Maaye
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013 M. S. Sriram Salman Khanana Difficultiesu
2014
2015 Anupama Prasad
2016
2017
2018
2019 Lakshmana Badami Ondu Chitike Mannu

PlayEdit

 
H. S. Shivaprakash
 
Girish Karnad
 
K.V.Akshara
 
K.Y.Narayanaswamy
Year Recipient Book
1967  • K. N. Bhatta
 • I. Ma. Muttanna
 • Vikaasa
 • Kaveri
1968  • B. Seetharama Shastry
 • Parvathavani
 • Ksheera Sagara Naatakagalu
 • Kavibhikshe
1969 NO AWARD
1970 NO AWARD
1971 NO AWARD
1972 Chandrakanth Kusanur Naalku Asangatha Naatakagalu
1973  • P. Lankesh
 • Chandrashekhara Kambara
 • Sankranthi
 • Jokumaraswamy
1974  • Jadabharatha
 • Chandrashekhar Patil
 • Sattavara Neralu
 • Gokarnada Gowdasaani
1975 Chandrashekhara Kambara Jaisida Naika
1976 Sri Ramadasa Idu Bharatha
1977 M. S. K. Prabhu Baka
1978 Bharathesha Mahaa Sannidhaana
1979 Jadabharatha Naane Bijjala
1980 Vijaya Bandaro Bandaru
1981 Nisargapriya Swargastha
1982 Prasanna Thadroopi
1983  • Gopal Vajpeyi
 • B. V. Vykuntha Raju
 • Doddappa
 • Sannivesha
1984 Chi. Srinivasaraju Mooru Ekaankagalu
1985 V. G. Krishnamurthy Nrupasomashekhara
1986 H. S. Shivaprakash Mahaa Chaitra
1987 Prasanna Mahimaapura
1988 Kyathanahalli Ramanna Halagaliya Bedaru
1989 Chandrashekhara Kambara Siri Sampige
1990 Girish Karnad Taledanda
1991 T. N. Seetharam Nammolagobba Naajookayya
1992 Chandrakanth Kusanur Dindi
1993 H. S. Venkatesh Murthy Ondu Sainika Vruttaantha
1994 Girish Karnad Agni Mattu Male
1995 M. S. K. Prabhu Cicero
1996 B. Suresha Shaapurada Seeningi Satya
1997 K. V. Akshara Sahyadri Kaanda
1998 NO AWARD
1999 L. N. Mukunda Raj Vyshampaayana Theera
2000 Prasanna Jangamada Baduku
2001 Mudenur Sanganna Soole Sankavve
2002 Ra. Ka. Nayaka Ghoolimaddi Kattari
2003 Anand Rugvedi Urvi
2004 H. L. Pushpa Bhoomiyalla Ivalu
2005 K. Y. Narayanaswamy Pampa Bharatha
2006 Manjunath Belakere Nannolu Nee Ninnolu Naa
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013 K.Y. Narayanaswamy Anabhigna Shakuntala
2014
2015 Chidananda Sali
2016
2017
2018
2019 Usha Narasimhan Kanchugannadi

HumourEdit

Year Recipient Book
1963
1964
1965
Sadashiva Wadiyar Raveendra Darshana
1968 NO AWARD
1969 NO AWARD
1970 NO AWARD
1971 NO AWARD
1972 H. L. Keshava Murthy Neenyaako Ninna Hangyaako Maava
1973 Ka. Ra. Mohan Priyatameya Shodhaneyalli
1974 M. S. Narasimha Murthy Swayamvadhu
1975 B. C. Ramchandra Sharma Pratibha Sandarshana
1976 Simpi Linganna Naatyasaadhane
1977 A. Ra. Sethuram Mugilahalliya Bakhairu Haagu Itara Lekhanagalu
1978 Simpi Linganna Nooru Gadige Ondu Badige
1979 H. S. Krishnaswamy Iyengar Surahonne
1980 Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar Haleya Palakeya Mukhagalu
1981 Veerendra Simpi Bhaavamaiduna
1982 Ra. Ya. Dharawadakar Thoorida Chintanegalu
1983 De. Javare Gowda Thene
1984 P. V. Shastry Himsegolagaada Magu Mattitara Prabandhagalu
1985 Masti Venkatesh Iyengar Maatugaara Ramanna
1986 Ma. Su. Krishna Murthy Haadi Puraana
1987  • D. K. Rajendra
 • Y. N. Krishna Murthy
 • Maatina Mallaru
 • Padya Ishtu Lightaadre Hege Swamy?
1988  • K. Satynarayana
 • Bhuvaneshwari Hegde
 • Namma Preethiya Cricket
 • Nakku Haguraagi
1989  • Chandrashekhar Alur
 • B. S. Chandrashekhar
 • Naanu Olidante Haaduve
 • Maduveya Udugore
1990  • P. S. Ramanujam
 • Laangoolacharya
 • Preethiya Pradarshana Mattu Itara Prabandhagalu
 • Vakradrushti
1991  • K. P. Poornachandra Tejaswi
 • M. Shivakumar
 • Parisarada Kathe
 • Madhuchandra
1992  • M. Gopalakrishna Adiga
 • M. S. Narasimha Murthy
 • Prabandhagalu
 • Vargaavargi
1993  • H. G. Sannaguddaiah
 • Anant Kallol
 • Ekantha Mattu Itara Prabandhagalu
 • Hagarana
1994 Y. N. Krishna Murthy Wonder Land
1995 P. S. Ramanujam Bekkina Bhaashe Mattu Itara Vidambanegalu
1996 Bhuvaneshwari Hegde Enthadu Maarayre
1997 R. Nirmala Chal Meri Luna
1998 H. G. Sannaguddaiah Haddu Mattu Itara Prabandhagalu
1999 R. V. Kulkarni Shesha Vishesha
2000 Y. R. Mohan Nenapugalu
2001 Vijayendra Kitthur Aathmasaakshiya Haavaligalu
2002 Krishnamurty Kittur Jeevana Sandhya
2003 Eerappa M. Kambali Heegondu Top Prayana
2004 Chandrashekhar Alur Sakhigeetha
2005 Gangadhar Modaliyar Naalku Janarige Namaskaara
2006 Vasudhendra Nammamma Andre Nangishta
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015

EssayEdit

Year Recipient Book
2001 Vijayendra Patil Atmasaakshiya Haavaligalu
2015 H. Shantaraja Aithal

TravelogueEdit

 
Anupama Niranjana
 
Aryamba Pattabhi
Year Recipient Book
1969
1970
Krishnanada Kamat Naanoo Americege Hogidde
1968 NO AWARD
1969 NO AWARD
1970 NO AWARD
1971  • Ku. Shi. Haridasa Bhatta
 • Chandrabhaga Devi
 • Itaaliya Naanu Kandante
 • Gejjeya Hejje Nudi
1972 NO AWARD
1973 NO AWARD
1974  • K. Anantaramu
 • Ha. Vem. Nagaraja Rao
 • Udaya Raviya Naadinalli
 • Nava Russiada Nota
1975 Ho. Srinivasaiah Naa Kanda Germany
1976 NO AWARD
1977 NO AWARD
1978 Prabhushankara Americadalli Naanu,Shanti
1979 A. N. Murthy Rao Aparavayaskana America Yaatre
1980 NO AWARD
1981 Ku. Shi. Haridasa Bhatta Jagadagala
1982 K. Anantaramu Sakkareya Seeme
1983 Sriranjana Bhatta Kubera Raajyada Chitra-Vichitra
1984 Anupama Niranjana Angaiyalli Euro-America
1985 Pundikai Ganapaiah Bhat Europe Nenapugalu
1986 Ra. Ya. Dharawadakar Naa Kanda America
1987 Vysaraya Ballal Naanobba Bharatheeya
1988 Ra. Ya. Dharawadakar Naanu Kanda America
1989 H. S. Raghavendra Rao Janaganamana
1990 K. P. Poornachandra Tejaswi Alemariya Andaman Mattu Mahanadi Nile
1991 Krishananda Kamat Bastara Pravaasa
1992 Shamantha Girisneha
1993 S. Ramaswamy Englandinalli Alemari
1994 G. P. Basavaraju Bhookampada Antaranga
1995 Lata Gutti Naa Kandante Arabia
1996 Siddharama Honkal Panchanadigala Naadinalli
1997 Aryamba Pattabhi Videsha Pravaasa
1998 I. A. Lokapur Lokaavalokana
1999 M. Rajagopal Saakaaradinda Niraakaarakke
2000 G. N. Mohan Nannolagina Haadu Cuba
2001 Rahamat Tarikere Andaman Kanasu
2002 N. K. Vasantaraja Americadolagondu Inuku
2003 Meena Mysuru Ettanindetta
2004 Nemichandra Peruvina Pavitra Kaniveyalli
2005 C. S. Dwarakanath Gandhi Mettida Naadinalli
2006 S. Venkatesh Mruthyunjayana Madilinalli
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015 B. S. Pranatarthiharan
2016
2017
2018
2019 D. G. Mallikarjuna Yordan Phireman

Biography / AutobiographyEdit

 
Mallikarjun Mansur
 
Anantanag
Year Recipient Book
1969
1970
 • V. Sitharamaiah
 • S. B. Managooli
 • Mahaneeyaru
 • Maagidaroo Moggu
1972  • S. V. Chamu
 • Huragalavadi
 • Sriranga Mahaguru
 • Swami Vivekananda
1974  • Babu Krishnamurthy
 • Ma. Sri. Deshpande
 • H. K. Ranganath
 • Ajeya
 • Sri Gurudeva Ranade
 • Banna-Belaku
1975 G. V. Narayana Murthy Vinoba Jeevana Darshana
1976 Neelattahalli Kasthuri Siddavanahalli Krishna Sharma:Vyakti Mattu Shakti
1977 V. Sitharamaiah Mumbai Vaasada Nenapugalu
1978 Kedambadi Jattappa Rai Beteya Nenapugalu
1979 V. S. Narayana Rao Mahatmara Maarga
1980 S. S. Kothina Sonabai Doddamani
1981 V. M. Inamdar Dr.Ambedkar
1982 Prabhushankara Beragu
1983 Mallikarjun Mansur Nanna Rasayaatre
1984 Babu Krishnamurthy Adamya
1985 D. B. Basave Gowda Naa Kanda Puttanna Kanagal
1986 B. V. Kakkillaaya Fredric Angels
1987 V. S. Sampath Kumar Acharya Sadguru Thyagarajaru
1988 K. S. Haridasa Bhat Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar
1989 B. P. Radhakrishna Raman
1990 M. V. Sitharamaiah Pratimagruha
1991 M. R. Ramaiah Hellen Kellar
2001 Anant Nag Nanna Tamma Shankara
2013 Kuppe Nagaraj Alemariya Antaranga
2015 Dodda Hulluru Rukkoji
2016
2017
2018 Ma. Su. Mannar Krishna Rao Bhaarata OkkooTa Nirmaapaka Ukkina Manushya Sardaar Vallabhabhai Patel
2019 B. M. Rohini Naagandigeyolaginda

CriticismEdit

Year Recipient Book
2001 Lakshmipathy Kolara Kaaludaari
2015 H. L. Pushpa
2016
2017
2018
2019 Gurupada Mariguddi Podeyindilida Edeya Hakki

Children workEdit

Year Recipient Book
2001 Sharanagouda Yeradetthina Muttina Betta
2015 Vijayashree Haladi
2016
2017
2018
2019 Vasumati Udupa Abhijitana Kathevalu

Science writingEdit

Year Recipient Book
2001 N. Someshwara Badukaneeduva Badali Jodane
2015 N. Someshwara
2016
2017
2018
2019 K. S. Pavitra Anthanka Mattu Bhayakke Sambandhisida Khayilegalu

ResearchEdit

 
A.V.Navada
Year Recipient Book
2001 B. Rajashekarappa Itihaasa Kathana
2015 A. V. Navada
2016 Sharath Chandra Swami Boudha Dharma Darshana[2]
2017
2018
2019 Channabasavaiah Hirematha Anaavarana

Translation (creative)Edit

Year Recipient Book
2001 N. Ujire Kempu Tagadina Chaavani
2015 Shylaja

Translation (non-creative)Edit

Year Recipient Book
2001 N. P. Shankar Narayana Rao Mahatma Gandhi Suchi Sanchaya
2015 B. S. Jayaprakash Narayana

Debut workEdit

Year Recipient Book
2001 Prakash Raj Mehu Thimmajjiya Myaglundi
2015 Deepa Girish
2016
2017
2018
2019 Kapila P. Humanabada Haanaadi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Annual awards announced". Prajavani. 26 February 2021. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Bags Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award". 13 March 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2019.

External linksEdit