Bharatiya Gyanpith Awards (Jnanpith Award)


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Bharatiya Gyanpith Awards

» The first Jnanpith Award was given in 1965.
» The Jnanpith Award carries a citation, shawl, srifal, a bronze idol of Vagdevi Saraswati and a cash prize of Rs. 7,00,000

Year Recipient Work
1965 G. Shankar Kurup Auda Kujai (Malayalam)
1966 Tara Shankar Bandyopadhyay Ganadevata (Bengali)
1967 K.V. Putappa,Uma Shankar Joshi Ramayan Darshanam (Kannada), Nisheeth (Gujarati)
1968 Sumitra Nandan Pant Chidambara (Hindi)
1969 Prof. Raghupati Sahay (Firaq Gorakhpuri) Gul-e-Naghma (Urdu)
1970 Vishwanath Satyanarayana Shreemad Ramayan Kalpavriksham (Telugu)
1971 Vishnu Dey Smriti Satta Bhavishya (Bengali)
1972 Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' Urvashi (Hindi)
1973 Gopinath Mohanty, D.R Bendre Mati Matal (Oriya), Naku Thandi(Kannada)
1974 Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar Yayati (Marathi)
1975 P.V. Akilandam Chittirappavai (Tamil)
1976 Smt. Ashapurna Devi Pratham Pratishruti (Bengali)
1977 Dr.K. Shivram Karanth Mukajjiya Kanasugalu (Kannada)
1978 Dr Sachidananda Hiranand Vatsyayana 'Agyeya' Kitni Nawon Mein Kitni Bar (Hindi)
1979 Dr. Virendra Kumar Bhattacharya Mrityunjay (Assamia)
1980 S.K Pottekat Oru Dishatinte Katha (Malayalam)
1981 Amrita Pritam Kagaz te Canvas (Panjabi)
1982 Mahadevi Verma Yama (Hindi)
1983 Masti Venkatesh Iyengar Chikaveer Rajendra (Kannada)
1984 T. Shiv Shankar Pillai Kayar (Malayalam)
1985 Pannalal Patel Manvini Bhavai (Gujarati)
1986 Sachida Nanda Routroy Oriya Literature
1987 Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar Marathi Literature
1988 Dr. C. Narayana Reddy Telugu Literature
1989 Qurrtul - ain - Hyder Urdu Literature
1990 Prof. Vinayak Krishna Gokak Kannada Literature
1991 Subhash Mukhopadhyay Bengali Literature
1992 Naresh Mehta Hindi Literature
1993 Dr. Sitakant Mahapatra Oriya Literature
1994 Prof. U. R. Ananthamurthy Kannada Literature


1995 M.T. Vasudevan Nair Malayalam Literature
1996 Mrs. Mahashweta Devi Bengali Literature
1997 Ali Sardar Jafri Urdu Literature
1998 Girish Kamad Kannada Literature
1999 Nirmal Verma, Gurdayal Singh Hindi Literature, Punjabi Literature
2000 Dr. Indira Goswami Assamese Literature
2001 Rajendra Keshavlal Shah Gujarati Literature
2002 D. Jayakanthan Tamil Literature
2003 Vinda Karandikar Marathi Literature
2004 Rehman Rahi Kashmiri
2005 Kunwar Narayan Hindi Literature
2006 Satyavrat Shastri, Ravindra Kelekar Sanskrit Literature, Konkani Literature
2007 O.N.V. Kurup Malayalam Literature
2008 Akhlaq Mohammad Khan 'Shaharyar' Urdu Literature
2009 Amarkant and Shrilal Shukla Hindi Literature
2010 Chandrashekhar Kambar Kannada Literature
2011 Pratibha Ray Odiya Literature
2012 Ravuri Bharadhwaja Telugu Literature
2013 Kedar Nath Singh Hindi Literature




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