jnanpith award winners – update

India Jnanpith award update

  • Jnanpith award is a literary award in India and instituted in 1961.
  • It carries a check 7 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Saraswati,the Indian Goddess of knowledge,music and arts.First award in 1965.

Recipients winner of the gyanpeeth award 2016 update

  1. 1965 :----     GShankar Kurup (Malayalam).
  2. 1966 :----     TS Bandopadhyaya (Bengali).
  3. 1967 :----     Uma Shankar Joshi (Gujrarati).
  4. 1968 :----     Sumitra Nandan Pant (Hindi).
  5. 1969 :----     R S Firaq Gorakhpuri (Urdu).
  6. 1970 :----     Vishwanath Satyanarayan (Telugu).
  7. 1971 :----     Prisland Roy (Bengali).
  8. 1972 :----     Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar (Hindi).
  9. 1973 :----     Dr D R Bendre (kannada) and Gopinath Mohanty (Oriya).
  10. 1974 :----     V S Khandekar (Marathi).
  11. 1975 :----     PV Akilandam (Tamil).
  12. 1976 :----     Mrs Asha Purna Devi (Bengali).(First lady)
  13. 1977 :----     K Shiv Ram Karanth (Kannada).
  14. 1978 :----     H S Vatsayan  Ageya (hindi).
  15. 1979 :----     B k bhattacharya (assamese).
  16. 1980 :----     S K Pottekat (Malayalam).
  17. 1981 :----     Mrs Amrita Pritam (Punjab).
  18. 1982 :----     Mrs Mahadevi Verma (Hindi).
  19. 1983 :----     M V Layangar (Kannada).
  20. 1984 :----     T S Pillai (Malayalam).
  21. 1985 :----     Panna Lal Patel (Gujarati).
  22. 1986 :----     Sachida Nand Routory (Oriya).
  23. 1987 :----     V V Shirvadkar (Marathi).
  24. 1988 :----     C Narayana Reddy (Telegu).
  25. 1989 :----     Qurtul ain Haider (Urdu).
  26. 1990 :----     Vinayak Krishna Gokak ( kannada).
  27. 1991 :----      Subhash Mukhopadhyay (Bengali).
  28. 1992 :----      Naresh Mehta (Hindi).
  29. 1993 :----      Dr Sitakant Mahapatra (Oriya).
  30. 1994 :----      U R Anantha Murthy (Kannada).
  31. 1995 :----      M T Vasudevan Nair (Malayalam).
  32. 1996 :----      Smt Mahasweta devi (Bengali).
  33. 1997 :----      Ali Sardar Jafri (Urdu).
  34. 1998 :----      Girish Karnad (Kannada).
  35. 1999 :----      Nirmal Verma (Hindi) and Gurdayal Singh (Punjab).
  36. 2000 :----      Dr Indira Goswami (Assamese).
  37. 2001 :----      Rajendra Keshavlal Shah (Gujarati).
  38. 2002 :----      D Jaya Kanthan (Tamil).
  39. 2003 :----      Vinda Karandikar (Marathi).
  40. 2004 :----      Rehman Rahi (Kashmiri).
  41. 2005 :----      Kunwar Narayan (Hindi).
  42. 2006 :----      Ravindra Kelekar (Konkani) and Satyavrat Shastri (Sanskrit).
  43. 2007 :----      O N V Kurup (Malayalam).
  44. 2008 :----      Akhlaq Khan Shahryar (Urdu).
  45. 2009 :----      Amar Kant (Hindi) and  Shrilal Shukla (Hindi).
  46. 2010 :----      Chandrashekhara, Kambara (Kannada).
  47. 2011 :----      Pratibha Ray (Odiya).
  48. 2012 :----      Ravuri Bharadhwaja (Telugu).
  49. 2013 :----      Kedernath Singh (Hindi).
  50. 2014 :----      Bhalchandra Nemade(50th Jnanpith award) (Marathi).
  51. 2015 :----      Raghuveer Chaudhary (Gujarat).
  52. 2016 :----     Shankha Ghosh (Bengali).
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