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

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Year

Name

Language

1965 G Sankara KurupOtakkuzhal                                      Malayalam
1966 Tarashankar Bandopadhyaya Bengali
1967 Kuppali Venkatappagowda Puttappa (Kuvempu) Sri Ramayana Darshanam               Kannada
1967 Umashankar Joshi Gujarati
1968 Sumitranandan PantCOMPLETE COLLECTION                 

Chidambara                                    

 

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

Complete collection                         

Punjabi
1982 Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma: Political Essays on Women, Culture,        and Nation                                       Hindi
1983 Maasti Venkatesh Ayengar Kannada
1984 Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Malayalam
1985 Pannalal Patel Gujarati
1986 Sachidananda Rout Roy Oriya
1987 Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar (Kusumagraj) Marathi
1988 Dr.C. Narayana Reddy Telugu
1989 Qurratulain HyderFireflies in the Mist                            Urdu
1990 V. K. Gokak (Vinayaka Krishna Gokak) Kannada
1991 Subhas Mukhopadhyay Bengali
1992 Naresh MehtaSamidha (1 To 2)                             Hindi
1993 Sitakant Mahapatra Oriya
1994 U.R. Ananthamurthy Kannada
1995 M. T. Vasudevan Nair Malayalam
1996 Mahasweta DeviRudali                                             Bengali
1997 Ali Sardar JafriAli Sardar Jafri                                 Urdu
1998 Girish Karnad Kannada
1999 Nirmal Verma Hindi
1999 Gurdial Singh Punjabi
2000 Indira Goswami Assamese
2001 Rajendra Keshavlal Shah Gujarati
2002 D. Jayakanthan Tamil
2003 Vinda Karandikar Marathi
2004 Rahman Rahi Kashmiri
2005 Kunwar Narayan Hindi
2006 Ravindra Kelekar Konkani
2006 Satya Vrat Shastri Sanskrit
2007 Kerala O. N. V. Kurup Malayalam Onv.JPG
2008 Akhlaq Mohammed Khan ‘Shahryar’ Urdu
2009 Amar Kant Hindi
2009 Shrilal Shukla Hindi
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