R K Narayan-Brief Life Sketch


R K Narayan-Brief Life Sketch


R K Narayan-Brief Life Sketch

R K Narayan-Brief Life Sketch

R K Narayan-Brief Life Sketch

R K Narayan was an Indian English short storyteller and novelist. His full name was Rashipuram Krishnaswami Narayanswami. He was the elder brother of renowned cartoonist RK Laxman. He was born on 10 October 1906 in Madras (now Chennai). He was educated in Mysore, Madras (now Karnataka), and he started his career as a teacher in 1930. He also worked as a journalist for a newspaper called ‘Justice’. Finally, as a full-time professional writer, he devoted himself to writing stories and novels. ‘Swami and Friends’, the first novel written by RK Narayan, was published in 1935. Narayan wrote his stories and novels in a simple and humorous style. The life pattern of the Indian middle class of people was the main theme of his writings. Similarly, he wrote a television serial called ‘Malguri Days’ about a teenager named ‘Swami’. The serial brought him recognition as a narrative artist. After the recognition of his literary creations, he was honoured with many awards as, ‘Sahitya Akademi Award’, ‘Padma Bhushan’, ‘Padmabi Bhushan’ etc. In 1989, he became a member of the Rajya Sabha. R K Narayan died on May 13, 2001 at the age of 95. 0 0 0


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