Tirupati Venkata Kavulu
Tirupati Venkata Kavulu (Telugu: తిరుపతి వెంకట కవులు) refers to the Telugu poet duo Divakarla Tirupati Sastry and Chellapilla Venkata Sastry. This twin poets are acclaimed as harbingers of modern poetry in Telugu. They have dramatized several of the Hindu epics into dramas and plays consisting of singable verses set to perfect meter. Several of their plays, especially pandavodyogavijayalu have been extremely popular with many drama clubs and audiences across Andhra Pradesh. Venkata Sastry has trained a large number of later age poets including Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Pingali Lakshmikantam and Veturi Sundararama Murthy. more »
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