Dr. D. Vizai Bhaskar
Faculty, Dept. of Telugu Language
Dr. D. Vizai Bhaskar hails from Ampolu village, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh. He did his post graduation in M.A (English Language and Literature from Andhra university and later on has done Doctorate in Telugu University on Bertolt Brecht. He worked as lecturer in English for some time and got selected as Municipal Commissioner. He worked as Director of Department of Language Culture for AP State for four years and retired from service in 2020.
He is a popular Telugu playwright so far written 25 plays and 6 playlets. Many of his dramas have been translated in to different Indian languages and in English also. As a poet he has brought 5 volumes of poetry. His latest Navel ‘Veera kalyngam’ on the historical glory of Kalinga Andhra has been published recently. He has one anthology of short stories ‘ Municipal Kathalu’ to his credit.
• He got 9 times Nandi award for his dramas in the State level drama competitions.
• He was honoured by Telugu University with University Sahitya Puraskaram for his drama RUTWIK.
• He got the most coveted Central Sangeeta Naataka Akademy Award in 2010 for his outstanding contribution for Telugu theatre.