Gourish Kaikini

(October 12, 1912 – November 13, 2002 / Gokarna, Karwar, Uttar Kannada, Karnataka / India)

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Gourish Kaikini was a litterateur, teacher and columnist in Kannada language. He was conferred with many prestigious awards including Sahitya Academy award and Rajyotsava Award given by Government of Karnataka. He also wrote in Konkani language.

Early Life

Gourish Kaikini was born on October 12, 1912. He graduated from Dharwad and served as a high school teacher at Bankikodla and Gokarna from 1937 to 1976. He married Shantabai in 1953. His son Jayant Kaikini is a poet and writer in Kannada literature.


Gourish Kaikini wrote a total of 62 books, most of them in Kannada language. He has written some novels and poetry collections too. He served ... more »

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