Gorati Venkanna

Gorati Venkanna is a noted Telugu poet-singer and lyricist from Telangana. Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 for his poetry collection Vallanki Taalam, he has published three other volumes of poetry: Aekunaadam motha, Relaputhalu, and Alasendravanka. He is a nature poet and a people’s poet par excellence whose narrative style is influenced by oral ballads and the Yakshagana. Widely anthologized and translated into Kannada, Tamil, and English, his poems exhibit a mystical and Sufi worldview. Honoured with numerous awards, including the Kabir Samman, the Hamsa Award, the Kaloji Puraskaaram, and the Lankesh Award, he is currently a Member of the Telangana State Legislative Council.

Year: 2022

10:00 am - 10:30 am

November 2022 Kaavya Dhaara


10:30 am - 11:15 am

November 2022 Kaavya Dhaara

Session 1

Gorati Venkanna in conversation with T Vijay Kumar

Language: Telugu.