A man of many talents, Chandrasekhar Kambara is not only a modern Kannada novelist, dramatist and academician but has also successfully ventured into film making and acting. He is the recipient of the Jnanpith Award, 2011, Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padma Shri by the Government of India, Sangeet Natak Academy award, among many others. His work has garnered acclaim not only from his aficionados but also critics. Dr Kambara works hard to ensure the preservation of the Kannada language and its literary wealth.
His vast contribution doesn’t just make the litterateur, actor and poet a prominent name but also a major influence inspiring many.