Odisha Literary Festival: Anirudh Kanisetti, Deccan's OTT StarExplore the literary insights of Anirudh Kanisetti, the Deccan's OTT star, at the Odisha Literary Festival.
on Sep 26, 2023
This work not only received worldwide recognition, but won significant awards such as the Yuva Puraskar from the Sahitya Akademi.
Anirudh Kanisetti, 28, has grabbed people's hearts and minds with his profound insights about the history of Southern India and more. Lords of the Deccan: Southern India from the Chalukyas to the Cholas was Anirudh's breakthrough masterwork. This work not only received worldwide recognition, but won significant awards such as the Yuva Puraskar from the Sahitya Akademi.
Anirudh's adventure, however, does not finish with his written words; it takes an exciting turn into the world of visual storytelling. Rana Daggubati, the renowned actor and producer, sensed Anirudh's enormous ability and announced an OTT adaptation of Lords of the Deccan. The series will transmit the rich stories of Southern India's past to televisions all around the world.
Anirudh Kanisetti, a researcher, writes essays and has contributed to numerous newspapers, including The New Indian Express. Kanisetti has also received scholarships for his contributions to historical study from prestigious institutions such as the Princeton Centre for Digital Humanities and the India Foundation for the Arts.
Anirudh Kanisetti, a former Associate Fellow at the prestigious Takshashila Institution, continued to mould the debate on Indian history. His voice may be heard all over the world on the airways, where he hosts the enthralling podcasts Echoes of India, Yuddha, and The Altar of Time.
The Ramnath Goenka Sahithya Samman for Best Non-Fiction was awarded to the young historian for his unwavering dedication to uncovering the buried stories of India's past and bringing history to life.