March 31, 2013

Complete Lists of Jnanpith Award Winners


Jnanpith Award Winners
Sr.No
Year
Name
Work
Language
1
2010
Chandrashekhara Kambara
For his contributions to Kannada literature
Kannada
2
2009
Sri Lal Sukla
For his contribution to Indian literature
and culture
Hindi
3
2009
Amar Kant
For his contributions to Hindi literature
Hindi
4
2008
Akhlaq Mohammed Khan
'Shahryar'
For his contributions to Urdu poetry
Urdu
5
2007
Dr. O. N. V. Kurup
For his contributions to Malayalam
literature
Malayalam
6
2006
Satya Vrat Shastri
For his contributions to Sanskrit language
Sanskrit
7
2006
Ravindra Kelekar
For his contributions to Konkani literature
Konkani
8
2005
Kunwar Narayan
For his contributions to Hindi literature
Hindi
9
2004
Rehman Rahi
Subhuk Soda, Kalami Rahi and Siyah Rode
Jaren Manz
Kashmiri
10
2003
Vinda Karandikar
For his contributions to Marathi literature
Marathi
11
2002
D. Jayakanthan
For his contributions to Tamil literature
Tamil
12
2001
Rajendra Shah
For his contributions to Gujarati literature
Gujarati
13
2000
Indira Goswami
For his contributions to Assamese
literature
Assamese
14
1999
Gurdial Singh
For his contributions to Punjabi literature
Punjabi
15
1999
Nirmal Verma
For his contributions to Hindi literature
Hindi
16
1998
Girish Karnad
For his contributions to Kannada literature
and for contributions to Kannada theatre
(Yayati)
Kannada
17
1997
Ali Sardar Jafri
For his contributions to Urdu literature
Urdu
18
1996
Mahasweta Devi
Hajar Churashir Maa
Bengali
19
1995
Dr. M. T. Vasudevan Nair
For his contributions to Malayalam
literature
Malayalam
20
1994
U. R. Ananthamurthy
For his contributions to Kannada literature
Kannada
21
1993
Sitakant Mahapatra
For outstanding contribution to the
enrichment of Indian literature, 1973–92
Oriya
22
1992
Naresh Mehta
For his contributions to Hindi literature
Hindi
23
1991
Subhas Mukhopadhyay
Padatik (The Foot Soldier)
Bengali
24
1990
V. K. Gokak (Vinayaka Krishna
Gokak)
Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi
Kannada
25
1989
Qurratulain Hyder
Akhire Shab Ke Humsafar
Urdu
26
1988
Dr. C. Narayana Reddy
Vishwambhara
Telugu
27
1987
Vishnu Vaman
Shirwadkar (Kusumagraj)
For his contributions to Marathi literature
Marathi
28
1986
Sachidananda Routray
For his contributions to Oriya literature
Oriya
29
1985
Pannalal Patel
Maanavi Ni Bhavaai
Gujarati

30
1984
Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
Kayar {Coir}

Malayalam
31
1983
Masti Venkatesha Iyengar
Chikkaveera Rajendra (Life and struggle of
Kodava King Chikkaveera Rajendra)
Kannada
32
1982
Mahadevi Varma
Yama
Hindi
33
1981
Amrita Pritam
Kagaj te Canvas
Punjabi
34
1980
S. K. Pottekkatt
Oru Desathinte Katha (Story of a land)
Malayalam
35
1979
Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya
Mrityunjay (Immortal)
Assamese
36
1978
Sachchidananda Vatsyayan
Kitni Navon Men Kitni Bar (How many times
in how many boats?)
Hindi
37
1977
K. Shivaram Karanth
Mookajjiya Kanasugalu (Mookajjis dreams)
Kannada
38
1976
Ashapurna Devi
Pratham Pratisruti
Bengali
39
1975
P. V. Akilan
Chitttrappavai
Tamil
40
1974
Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar
Yayati
Marathi
41
1973
Gopinath Mohanty
Matimatal
Oriya
42
1973
Dattatreya Ramachandra
Bendre
Nakutanti (Naku Thanthi) (Four Strings)
Kannada
43
1972
Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
Urvashi
Hindi
44
1971
Bishnu Dey
Smriti Satta Bhavishyat
Bengali
45
1970
Viswanatha Satyanarayana
Ramayana Kalpavrikshamu (A resourceful
tree:Ramayana)
Telugu
46
1969
Firaq Gorakhpuri
Gul-e-Naghma
Urdu
47
1968
Sumitranandan Pant
Chidambara
Hindi
48
1967
Umashankar Joshi
Nishitha
Gujarati
49
1967
Kuppali Venkatappagowda
Puttappa(Kuvempu)
Sri Ramayana Darshanam
Kannada
50
1966
Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay
Ganadevta
Bengali
51
1965
G. Sankara Kurup
Odakkuzhal (Flute)
Malayalam

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