IPTA pays homage to veteran Indian Writer U. R. Ananthamurthy. Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy was a wellknown writer and critic in the Kannada language and was considered as one of the pioneers of the Navya movement.
Born: December 21, 1932 (age 82), Thirthahalli
Spouse: Esther Ananthamurthy (m. 1956)
Education: University of Birmingham
Books: Bhava, Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man, more
Children: Anuradha Ananthamurthy, Sharat Ananthamurthy
Movies on his works:
Samskara (1970),The Ritual (1977),Diksha (1991),
Sookha(1983) was directed by M.S.Sathyu.It was screened at the IPTA National Convention(1985) at Agra.