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Krishnamoorthy Puranik (5 September 1911 – 12 November 1985) was an Indian writer and poet who wrote in Kannada. He was the principal of a government high school in Gokak and was awarded the Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award for his work Mannina Magalu (Daughter of the Soil).
|Died||12 November 1985citation needed] (aged 74)[|
They include Dharma Devate that was made into Karuneye Kutumbada Kannu, Kulavadhu, Kuniyitu Hejje Naliyithu Gejje that was made into Sanaadi Appanna, Muttaide and Halunda Tavaru. Puranik was a poet and also a short story writer.
- Glimpses of selected Kannada writers. New Indian Express
- Puranik in Kannada literature. culturopedia.in