Mangaluru: Veteran theatre personality, author Dr D K Chowta passes away

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Jun 19: Veteran theatre organizer and author, Dr D K Chowta (81), passed away on Wednesday, June 19.

Born in 1938, Chowta, who was from Meyyapadavu in Manjeshwar, made unique contributions to the fields of Tulu and Kannada literature.

Chowta is survived by son, Sandeep Chowta, a musician by profession, and daughter, Prajna Chowta.

D K Chowta had authored Tulu plays, Pilipattigadasu, Mooji Muttu Mooji Loka, and Paat Pajjelu. His novels were Mittabail Yamunakka and Kariya Vajjerna Kathekulu.

In recognition of his contributions to the field of literature, Mangalore University had conferred honorary doctorate on him. He also had been chosen for the Tulu Sahitya Academy award in the year 2011.


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  • Rathan, Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 19 2019

    Devaru avara aathmakke shanthi needali

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangaluru

    Wed, Jun 19 2019

    May his departed soul rest in peace.

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