Asavadi Prakasa Rao

Dr Asavadi Prakasa Rao
Dr Asavadi Prakasa Rao is a renowned poet, Avadhani, writer, critic and translator besides being an academic, who had served as Principal of Govt. Degree Colleges; Member, Executive Committee, AP Sahitya Akademi; and Member, Executive Council, SK University. As Ashtavadhani, he gave 170 performances and has authored 50 books across various genres. And 18 books, including a doctoral thesis, have come out on his literary output. A distinguished orator, he took part in a number of radio/ TV programmes. He is also into social service. He has received a number of honours including an honorary D Litt from PS Telugu University; Distinguished Teacher award from AP Higher Education Dept; Kalarathna Award from AP Government; Jashuva Padya Kavita Puraskaram from Telugu Academy; award from Andhra Saraswata Parishad, Hyderabad on the occasion of its 70th anniversary; Jeer Vedic Academy felicitation at the millennial celebration of saint Sri Ramanujacharya. He lives at Penukonda, Anantapuram district, Andhra Pradesh. Mob. 9440488600. Website: | Email:

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