Devarakonda Bala Gangadhar Tilak

in India
August 21, 1921

July 01, 1966

Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak (21 August 1921 – 1966) was an influential Telugu poet, novelist and short story writer.

Initially his poetry, as in his first anthology, Prabhatamu-Sandhya (1945), was written in the romantic vein popular in Indian poetry of the early and mid-20th century. His style changed after he attended the All India Progressive Writers' Conference in Bombay.

Literary contributions and recognition

Devarakonda Balagangadhara Tilak is best known for his posthumous collection of poems Amrutham Kurisina ratri, ("The Night When Nectar Rained") published in 1969. This book won the Andhra Pradesh state Sahitaya Academy Award and Central Government Sahitaya Akademy Award in 1970. The volume has been called a "milestone in modern

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