C Narayana Reddy passes away

narayana-reddyIndian poet and writer, Dr.C Narayana Reddy passes away. He won the Jnanpith Award in 1988 and was considered an authority on Telugu literature.

Reddy was surfing from illness for last few months, he was admitted in Banjarahills Care Hospital this morning.

He was born in a remote village of Karimnagar district in Andhra Pradesh (United) on July 29, 1931. He won the Gnanapeet Award in 1988 for his poetic work, Viswambara. He had been awarded an honorary Kala Prapoorna by Andhra University in 1978 and also awarded with Padma Shri in 1977..

He also has written more than 3000 songs in Telugu films which include the famous song Nannu dochu kunduvate…vannela dorasani.