Authored By: Gorati Venkanna
Year of Publication: 2019
|Pages: 126||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
|Price in Rs. 206.50||Price in (USA) $. 16.52|
Gorati Venkanna is a popular Indian poet and folk singer. He became popular after his song "Palle Kanneru Peduthundo" in Kubusam Telugu movie had moved the masses. He also became popular by acting as a judge for the folk song program Rela Re Rela on Telugu TV channel, Maa. He is one of the main Telangana separation activists. He is one of the icons of Telangana culture. He was born at Gowraram in Nagarkurnool District, Telangana, India. Most of his childhood was spent in singing the native folk songs describing the lives of peasants and the farmers of Telangana. He is one of the famous singers and lyricists.
Although, he is not a commercial Movie lyricist, he composed songs for various movies. Most popular amongst these is PalleKanneeruPedutundo from the movie Kubusam. He also composed a song about the Rayalaseema factions and sang it on TV 9 channel a popular news channel. His songs are predominantly known for their composition on the Telangana State.
Venkanna's songs are published in the following anthologies.
He won the Kala Ratna or Hamsa Award for Literature from AP State Government and KalojiNarayana Rao Award from Telangana State Government.