Renowned Telugu writer Mynampati passes away
Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu writer Mynampati Bhaskar breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a...
Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu writer Mynampati Bhaskar breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a corporate hospital on Tuesday. He was 68 and is survived by his wife and a daughter. Bhaskar, who started his literary career as a short story writer had written over 30 novels, including science fiction, and around 100 stories, most of them were even published in newspapers. Based on his famous novel 'Vennela Metlu', a Telugu film Aruna Kiranam was produced. His famous science fiction novel 'Buddha Jeevi', written in 1984, got the entry in 'best science fiction of the world directory' at New York. He wrote this novel in two weeks time, which also got the first prize in a competition conducted by a famous weekly magazine during that period. Over a dozen of his novels were also preserved in the famous Washington Library of Congress. Bhaskar also fought against the director, producer and hero of the film 'Robot' claiming that the story of the science fiction movie was copied from his famous novel 'Buddha Jeevi'. He filed a petition in the court that the movie was copied from his Telugu novel. He also sent a legal notice to producer of Sun Pictures Kalanidhi Maran and director Shankar and super star Rajinikanth. Before starting his literary journey, he was an employee of Employee State Insurance (ESI). He took voluntary retirement and dedicated his life to writings. He also wrote chain of stories and features in Telugu news dailies. Vemukthi, Nirnayam and Pattu Parikini were among the famous stories published in the newspapers. Science, history, human relations and spirituality were his favourite subjects in his literary life. He also dedicated his novel 'Davagni' to his close friend and writer Vedagiri Rambabu.