List of Jnanpith Award Winners – India’s Highest Literary Award

Year

Name

Language

1965G Sankara KurupOtakkuzhal                                     Malayalam
1966Tarashankar BandopadhyayaBengali
1967Kuppali Venkatappagowda Puttappa (Kuvempu) Sri Ramayana Darshanam               Kannada
1967Umashankar JoshiGujarati
1968Sumitranandan PantCOMPLETE COLLECTION                 

Chidambara                                    

 

Hindi
1969Firaq GorakhpuriHazar Sher Firaq Ke                         Urdu
1970Viswanatha SatyanarayanaTelugu
1971Bishnu DeySHRESHTHA KABITA                        Bengali
1972Ramdhari Singh ‘DinkarUrvash                                         i Complete collection                         Hindi
1973Dattatreya Ramachandra BendreKannada
1973Gopinath Mohanty Paraja                                            Oriya
1974Vishnu Sakharam KhandekarMarathi
1975P.V.AkilanTamil
1976Asha Purna Devi Leela Chirantan (Novel)                   Bengali
1977K.Shivaram KaranthKannada
1978Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan ‘Ajneya’Ajneya-2                                        Complete collection                         Hindi
1979Birendra Kumar BhattacharyaMRITYUNJAYAM                               Assamese
1980S. K. PottekkattEs. Ke. Pottekkattinte Kathakal        Malayalam
1981Amrita PritamPinjar: The skeleton and Other stories

Complete collection                         

Punjabi
1982Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma: Political Essays on Women, Culture,        and Nation                                      Hindi
1983Maasti Venkatesh AyengarKannada
1984Thakazhi Sivasankara PillaiMalayalam
1985Pannalal PatelGujarati
1986Sachidananda Rout RoyOriya
1987Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar (Kusumagraj)Marathi
1988Dr.C. Narayana ReddyTelugu
1989Qurratulain HyderFireflies in the Mist                           Urdu
1990V. K. Gokak (Vinayaka Krishna Gokak)Kannada
1991Subhas MukhopadhyayBengali
1992Naresh MehtaSamidha (1 To 2)                            Hindi
1993Sitakant MahapatraOriya
1994U.R. AnanthamurthyKannada
1995M. T. Vasudevan NairMalayalam
1996Mahasweta DeviRudali                                            Bengali
1997Ali Sardar JafriAli Sardar Jafri                                Urdu
1998Girish KarnadKannada
1999Nirmal VermaHindi
1999Gurdial SinghPunjabi
2000Indira GoswamiAssamese
2001Rajendra Keshavlal ShahGujarati
2002D. JayakanthanTamil
2003Vinda KarandikarMarathi
2004Rahman RahiKashmiri
2005Kunwar NarayanHindi
2006Ravindra KelekarKonkani
2006Satya Vrat ShastriSanskrit
2007KeralaO. N. V. KurupMalayalamOnv.JPG
2008Akhlaq Mohammed Khan ‘Shahryar’Urdu
2009Amar KantHindi
2009Shrilal ShuklaHindi
2010

 

2011

2012

Karnataka

 

Odisha

AndhraPradesh

Chandrashekhara Kambara

 

Pratibha Ray

Dr. Ravuri Bharadwaja

for his contributions to Kannada literature

 

Oriya Literature

Telugu Literature – Pakudu Rallu

Kannada

 

 

 

Oriya

Teluhu

 


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    I want to know the names of the Jnanpith Award winner of 2007, 2008, & 2009 year.

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    I WANT TO KNOW WINNER BHARTIYA JNANPITH FOR 2009,2010

  • Mrinmay

    Hasn’t the winner of 2009 announced yet?

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    the award for 2009 has been awarded to d. jayankantan

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    I WANT TO KNOW THE CURRENT JNANPITH AWARD FOR THE YEAR 2009 AND 2010….

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    it has not declared yet

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    Rakesh,

    They r yet to b announced. !!!!

    it’s strange, but true…

  • jnanesh

    nice

  • MOHANA

    well Janapitha award for 2011 is again fir KANNADA 😀
    congrats Mr Chandrashekar Kambar….
    feeling great…………
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  • Anonymous

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    hats off to chandrashekar kambara sir…really he deserves the honor…great person, great thoughts and great honor……siri gannadam gelge siri gannnadam balge….

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    the winner of ‘bhartiya gnanpith award 2009’ is AMARKANT [hindi author] and for 2010 is CHANDRASHEKHER KAMBER [malyali poet].

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    Jnanpith award for 2009 is Sri Amarkanth and Sri Srilal Shukla (Hindi) and Sri Chandrashekhar Kambar (Kannada) for the year 2010

  • Anonymous

    which language didnt get this award?

  • Anonymous

    It is a good collection thanks alot………….

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    NAGARJUN ko kyon nahi gyanpeeth mila ?

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    NAGARJUN ko gyanpeeth kyon nahi mila?

  • gaurav

    jyanpeeth award2011

  • dhrithi

    thank god i got it i was searching in many websites by the way why did not raj kumar get this award yaar?;)

  • g

    which Raj Kumar? Kannada/Hindi actor? this award is given only for literature (lifetime achievement)

  • Anonymous

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    Sir, karnatakadalli kannada shalegala abivruddige navellaru shramisabekide aa kelasa nimma mukandathvadalli nedeyali.

  • Anonymous

    WHAT IS THE PRIZE MONEY FOR THE AWARD?IN 2011??

  • ayati

    why are the jnanpith so called??

  • saiprakash

    can you mention winners of 2009,2010,

  • Anonymous

    who is 2011 winner

  • Sanjay kumar chaudhary

    Who is the winner of jnanpith award 2011.

  • Anonymous

    On feb 11,2011 prime minister conferred the prestigious jnanpith award to Kerala ‘s veteran poet O.N.V.Kurup

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    who is janpith awardee of 2012

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