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Boyi Bhimanna Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 19, 2018

Short Biography

Boyi Bhimanna was born on 19-09-1911 in East Godavari Dist. in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Poet, Writer, Journalist & Author.

Other Name: Bheemanna, Bheemana
Other Professions: Writer Journalist Author

Boyi Bhimanna Complete Bio & Career

Boyi Bhimanna was a well-renowned Indian poet, journalist, writer, and academician, mainly associated with the Telugu language.
He was an avid participant in the Indian Freedom Movement. He was greatly influenced by the teachings of M.K Gandhi and Dr. BR Ambedkar and thus, his writings had the voice of the emotional turmoil of the oppressed. He has written over seventy books in his career including some of the popular works like Gudiselu Kaalipotthunnayi, Uugadulu, Rajakiya Veerrudu Dr. Khan, Naku Telicina Jasuva, Pili  Satakam and others. He used to write in English also, of which the work Seventh Season is the most popular. Bhimanna’s ‘Gudiselu Kaalipothunnaayi’ work won the prestigious Sahitya AkademiPuraskar in the year 1975. He was awarded the third highest civilian award Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in the year 2001. Earlier, he had received the Padma Shri Award in the year 1973. Paleru to Padmasree is his well-known autobiography work.
This great poet received the accolade of Kala Prapoorna by AndhraUniversity. He was conferred the Atma Gauravam Puraskaram Award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. He was awarded the Loknayak Award in 1991. Bhimanna was the recipient of the Raja-Lakshmi Literary Award for the year 1991. He also received the Kala Ratna Award from the state government in the year 2003. He had also served as the director of the Andhra Pradesh state translation division. Bhimanna was also a member of the Senate of AndhraUniversity. He was also a member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council during the period 1978-1984.

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 1973 Literature and Education
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2001 Literature and Education

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Boyi Bhimanna died on 16-12-2005 at the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, Telangana. He died due to Parkinson's disease.

DEATHDAY 16 December,2005 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Hyderabad, Telangana

Life's Important Dates Of Boyi Bhimanna

Boyi Bhimanna Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Boyi Bhimanna was 94 years 2 months & 27 days old age.