List of Jnanpith Award Winners Gyanpith Awards Holders 1965 to 2015

List of Jnanpith Award Winners Gyanpith Award Holders 1965 to 2015

List of Jnanpith Award Winners Gyanpith Award Holders 1965 to 2015: Jnanpith Award is one of the prestigious awards in India for literature. This award will be given for the great writers of India for their great works on literature in different Indian languages. The word Jnanpit was originated from the Sanskrit language. The Jnanpith awardees will get a check worths11 lack, replica of Saraswathy and a citation plaque. Before the year 1982 the jnanpith awardees were selected for their single work. From the year 1982 the jnanpith award has been awarded for a life time contribution to the literature. Raghuveer Chaudhari won 2015 Jnanpith award for his contribution to Gujarati including Uparvas and Amruta novels.




Up to 2015 The government has announced Jnanpith award winners for the literature works in different languages
They are
For Hindi 10 times
Kannada 8 times
Malayalam 5 time
Bengali 5 times
Urdu 4 times
Oria 4 times
Marathi 4 times
Telugu 3 times
Gujarati 4 times
Assame 2 times
Tamil 2 times.

G. Sankara Kurup was the first Jnanpith award winner for his work Odakkuzhal in the year 1965. He wrote Odakkuzhal in Malayalam.

Till 2014 Totally 7 woman writers have awarded with Jnanpit Award.

Ashapurna Devi was the first woman Jnanpith award winner for her work Pratham Pratisruti in Bangla language.

The list of Women Jnanpith award winners
The women Jnanpith award winners are Ashapurna Devi, Amrita Pritam, Mahadevi Varma, Qurratulain Hyder, Mahasweta Devi, Indira Goswami, Pratibha ray.

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Name of the Jnanpith Award Holder Work Language Year
G. SankaraKurup Odakkuzhal Malayalam 1965
Tarashankar Bandyopadhyaya Ganadevta Bangla 1966
Uma Shankar Joshi  Nishitha Gujarati 1967
K.V.Puttappa  Sri Ramayana Darshanam Kannada 1967
Sumitranandan Pant  Chidambara Hindi 1968
FiraqGorakhpuri  Gul-e-Naghma Urdu 1969
Vishvanatha Satyanarayana  Ramayana Kalpavrukshamu (A resourceful tree:Ramayana) Telugu 1970
BishnuDey  Smriti Satta Bhavishyat Bangla 1971
 Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’  Urvashi  Hindi  1972
 D.R.Bendre


 Nakutanti (Four Strings)  Kannada  1973
 GopinathMohanthy  Matimatal  Oriya  1973
 V.S.Khandekar Yayati  Marathi  1974
 P.V.Akilandam  Chitttrappavai  Tamil  1975
 Ashapurna Devi  Pratham Pratisruti  Bangla  1976
 K.S.Karanth  Mookajjiya Kanasugalu (Mookajjis dreams)  Kannada  1977
 S.H.V.Ajneya  Kitni Navon Men Kitni Bar (How many times in how many boats?)  Hindi  1978
 B.K.Bhattacharya  Mrityunjay (Conquering Death)  Assamese  1979
 S.K.Pottekkatt  Oru Desathinte Katha (Story of a Land)  Malayalam  1980
 Amrita Pritam  Kagaj te Canvas  Punjabi  1981
 MahadeviVarma  Yama  Hindi  1982
 MastiV.Iyengar  Chikkaveera Rajendra (Life and struggle of Kodava King Chikkaveera Rajendra)  Kannada  1983
 ThakazhiS.Pillai  Kayar (Coir)  Malayalam  1984
 Pannalal Patel  Maanavi Ni Bhavaai

 

 Gujarati  1985
 SatchindanandRautroy  Oriya  1986
 V.V.S.’Kusumagraj’  For his contributions to Marathi literature  Marathi  1987
 C.Narayana Reddy  Viswambhara  Telugu  1988
 QurratulainHyder  Akhire Shab Ke Humsafar  Urdu  1989
 V.K.Gokak  Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi  Kannada  1990
 Subhash Mukhopadhyaya  Padatik (The Foot Soldier)  Bangla  1991
 Naresh Mehta  Hindi  1992
 SitakantMahapatra  For outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature, 1973–92  Oriya  1993
 U.R.Anantha Murthy  For his contributions to Kannada literature  Kannada  1994
 M.T.Vasudevan Nair  Randamoozham  Malayalam  1995
 Mahasveta Devi  Hajar Churashir Maa  Bangla  1996
 Ali SardarJafri  Urdu  1997
 GirishKarnad  For his contributions to Kannada literature and for contributions to Kannada theatre (Yayati)  Kannada  1998
 NirmalVerma  Hindi  1999
 Gurdial Singh  Punjabi  1999
 Indira Goswami  Datal Hatir Unye Khuwa Howdah (The Termite Eaten Howdah of the Tusker)  Assamese  2000
 Rajendra Shah  Dhwani  Gujarati  2001
 D.Jayakanthan  Tamil  2002
 VindaKarandikar  For his contributions to Marathi literature  Marathi  2003
 RahmanRahi  Subhuk Soda, Kalami Rahi and Siyah Rode Jaren Manz  Kashmiri  2004
 KunwarNarain  Hindi  2005
 SatyavratShastri  Sanskrit  2006
 RavindraKelekar  Konkani  2006
 O.N.V.Kurup  For his contributions to Malayalam literature  Malayalam  2007
 Akhlaq Khan Shahryar  Urdu  2008
 ShrilalShukla  Hindi  2009
 Amarkant  Hindi  2009
 Chandrasekhar Kambar  For his contributions to Kannada literature  Kannada  2010
 Pratibha Ray  Yajnaseni  Oriya  2011
 Ravuri Bharadwaja  Paakudurallu  Telugu  2012
 Kedarnath Singh  Akaal Mein Saras  Hindi  2013
 Bhalchandra Nemade  Hindu: Jagnyachi Samrudhha Adgal  Marathi  2014
Raghuveer Chaudhari Amruta, Uparvas Gujarati 2015

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