Telugu writer and Poet. Telugu writer and Poet. Gurazada Appa Rao; Gurajada Apparao. edit గురజాడ వెంకట అప్పారావు (Telugu). English: Life History of Gurajada Apparao dispalyed at his house (presently used as a memorial library) in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh. Sri Gurajada Apparao was a social reformer, poet, writer, philosopher, and a to know that the era of Modern Telugu Literature was born from Gurajada’s pen.

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He proved that a good heart and a sensible voice is all a man needs to bring change. He taught the F. The evolving face of theatre in India”. Along with him, J. Gurazada was born on 21 September at his maternal uncle’s home in Rayavaram village, near YelamanchiliVisakhapatnam district.

His remaining schooling was done at Vizianagaram after his father died. The song inspired many people to take up their responsibility as a citizen seriously.

InGurajada was appointed to the post of Epigraphist to the Maharaja of Vizianagaram. His parents were Venkata Rama Dasu and Kausalyamma. His Sarangadharapublished in “Indian Leisure Hour” was well received.

College, Visakhapatnam started an association to promote curriculum reform in high schools. Even though it has many inspiring lines, there is one line that is so powerful and universal it is still predominantly quoted:.


He was a poet, writer, and a social reformist who openly talked about society and its discrimination towards women. I am sure there is much more to this great personality than what meets the eye. GuraZada took retirement inthe then Madras University honored him with the title “Emeritus Fellow”. He wrote the famous play named Kanyasulkam, which might be the only Telugu play that has both its dedication and preface in English. What made his play an exponential success is the way he used satire to talk about serious issues in a light and entertaining manner.

The English preface to the first edition of his play states: Kanyasulkam is about the deplorable condition of widows in traditional Brahmin families in the Andhra region of India during the 19th century. By speaking directly of societal demons such as child marriage, he forced people into action and enlightened them in the process.

Wikisource has original works written by or about: Srinivasa Iyengar — also gave a lot of support and encouragement. We bring to you five great facts about the magnanimous writer who walked the earth called Andhra. He was elected vice-president of the Ananda Gajapati Debating club in It frequently jabs at the male-dominated society of India, by bringing to the forefront certain egoistic idiosyncrasies of a typical Indian male, in an unflattering manner. His daughter Voleti Lakshmi Narasamma was born in As Gurajada continued his literary journey, writing and working, he was introduced to Maharaja Pusapati Ananda Gajapati Raju, the royal prince of Vizianagaram.


His poetry collection Mutyala Saralu was a steppingstone in Telugu poetry as well. Yates — -a British civil servant, Gidugu and Gurajada were the principal members.

He and his father before him were both employed by the princely state of Vizianagaram. It talks about the inhumanity of fathers who used to marry their prepubescent daughters to old men in return for money.

Philosophy major and Sanskrit minor in For some period duringhe worked as Head Clerk in the Deputy Collector’s office.


InGurajada spoke at a Congress Party meeting in Vizianagaram. He introduced a new lyrical style and a new meter in place of the traditional one. Kanyasulkam Sarangadhara Mutyala Saralu Poornamma.

He completed his matriculation in and obtained F. He spoke for the first time at a Congress Party meeting in while in Vizianagaram.

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