Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Kalipatnam Rama Rao

Kalipatnam Rama Rao, the stalwart of present Telugu story was greatly felicitated by the admirers just a few days back.He is now 90 years old.He is also called fondly as KAARAA Master.His short stories paved new era in Telugu literary world.His diction is adopted from his native place of  Srikakulam district area.All his stories are very nearer to common man's life and his problems.He raised socio-econamic conflicts of the society in his stories.Yagnam,the  story stood till today as a great example of his story writing skills.He started a unique project without having any government help.That is Katha abode for Telugu stories.He collected stories of Telugu right from its begining to the present day.Still the work is going on.15000 short stories books and 25000 news paper cuttings on Telugu stories collected by him so far.His native place Srikakulam is synonymous with his name,though he born in Pondur of the same district.Dizitalisation is also ready to begin shortly.He always requests both famous and budding short story writers to send their publications to preserve it for forth coming generations.

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