G. Venkatasubbaiah Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


G. Venkatasubbaiah

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BIRTHDAY 23 August, 1913
BIRTH PLACE Mysore , Karnataka
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2018) 105 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Virgo
HEIGHT N/A
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Last Updated on : August 22, 2017

Other Name: Ganjam Venkatasubbiah

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

105 years, 0 month, 29 days old age G. Venkatasubbaiah will turn 106 on 23 August, 2019. Only 11 months, 1 days, 16 hours, 43 minutes has left for his next birthday.



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Ganjam Venkatasubbiah was born 23 August 1913. He is a noted Kannada writer, editor, grammarian, critic, and lexicographer. In his career, he has edited over sixty books and published many papers.

Career

Ganjam Venkatasubbiah (G. Venkatasubbiah) was a university topper from his university and completed M.A. in 1932. After completion of his studies, he was appointed as a professor who taught Kannada at the Maharaja’s College in Mysore. He was then made HOD (Head of Department) of Kannada in Vijaya College. He started writing his own column for Prajavani Daily Newspaper called Igo Kannada. He was instrumental in introducing lexicography as a subject at the graduation and post graduation levels.
 
G. Venkatasubbiah is well-known as a critic, scholar and one of the discoverers of Kannada literature at present. He published many news papers and is largely considered as the father of the contemporary Kannada dictionary. He edited the Kannada Dictionary and Kannada Encyclopedia. 
For his contribution to Kannada Literature, he was conferred with Nadoja Award, Kannada Sahitya Academy Award and Karnataka Rajyotsava Award. He was also one of the recipients of Masti Award and Pampa Awards among several other awards that he has won in his lifetime.

Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2017 Literature and Education



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