Rayaprolu Subbarao [Abhinava Nannaya] (1892 - 1984 / Bapatla taluq, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh / India)
ayaprolu Subbarao (Telugu: రాయప్రోలు సుబ్బారావు; b: 1892 - d: 1984) is one of the pioneers of modern Telugu literature. He is known as Abhinava Nannaya. He was recipient of Sahitya Akademi Award to Telugu Writers for his poetic work Misra Manjari in 1965. He is inspired by the Western literary movement and brought romanticism into Telugu literature by breaking away from the traditional translations of Sanskrit literature. He introduced the concept of "Amalina Shringara Tatvamu" into Telugu literature.
His poem Edesamegina Endukalidina:
Pogadara Neetalli Bhoomi Bharatini,
Nilupara Neejaati Nindu Gauravamu is very popular.
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