The Author's grandfather

Sri Devulapalli Krishna Sastri garu, an inspiration and an influence in Authors Literary pursuits

*Recipient of Padma Bhushan award

*Fondly referred to as Andhra Shelley

*Classical poet, having authored Krishna Paksham, Sarmishta, several essays, poems, dramas, stories

* Film Lyricist, having written for several Telugu films

* A highly influential romantic poet in the 20th century


​Lalitha Ram