Kuvempu Picture Album

On the occasion of the birth centennial of great Kannada writer/poet Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa, popularly known by his pen name Kuvempu, we present rare pictures of him from our personal collection.

First Online: February 01, 2004
Page Last Updated: April 04, 2014

K. L. Kamat
K.V. Puttappa -- Jnanapeeth award winning Kannada writer
Kuvempu stands as a great name is Kannada literature.
An extra-ordinary poet, novelist and scholar, he spent his last days spreading the philosophy of Universal Manhood. Famous works: Ramayana Darshanam, Kanooru Heggaditi, and a number of popular poems.
Picture hand-colored by K.L.Kamat

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Kuvempu stands as a great name is Kannada literature.
Poet Extraordinaire
Famous Portrait taken at his residence by K.L.Kamat in 1986
Most people use this picture when writing about Kuvempu.

Kuvempu's Handwriting
Kuvempu's Handwriting

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Kannada Poet K.V. Puttappa
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The Big Two - Kuvempu and Masti at a function remembering B.M.Srikanthaiah
The Big Two - Kuvempu and Masti at a function remembering B.M.Srikanthaiah

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Jyotsna with Kuvempu (1986)
Jyotsna with Kuvempu (1986)

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Message of Universal Man
Message of Universal Man
"Be unhoused o my soul!
Only the infinite is your goal
"

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An Old Photograph of K.V.Puttappa
An Old Photograph of K.V.Puttappa
Taken perhaps at a Kannada literary meet. From Manohara Grintha Mala picture collection

 

 

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