Triveni (1928-1963) is a Kannada Writer known for the movies Hoovu Hannu(1993), Sharapanjara(1971), Bellimoda(1967)

NameTriveni (ತ್ರಿವೇಣಿ, ಅನಸೂಯಾ ಶಂಕರ)
Other NamesThriveni, Anasuya Shankar, Bhagirathi
Date Of Birth1 September 1928
Age(Age at Death: 35 years 3 months 30 days)
Place Of BirthMandya, Karnataka
Date Of Death 1963
FatherB. M. Krishnaswamy
HusbandS. N. Shankar(English professor)
EducationBachelor of Arts degree from Maharani
UncleB M Shree(writer)
Anasuya Shankar popularly known by her pen name as Triveni , was a writer of modern Kannada fiction. She advocated the woman's point of view, spoke up for women's repressions and suppressions.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. she published 20 novels and 3 short story collections
  2. Her novel Avala Mane earned the Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award in 1960
  3. She graduated with a gold medal in her Bachelor of Arts degree from Maharani's Arts College in Mysore
  4. Apasvara published in 1953 was her first novel
  5. Famous writer B M Shree was her father's brother
  6. She died at an young age of 35, but her works are considered amongst the best in Kannada
  7. Her Novels often had a female character with psychological troubles/ challenges

Triveni: Filmography (4)

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1993 Hoovu Hannu[Writer (Novel)]
1971 Sharapanjara[Writer (Novel),Writer (Dialogue)]
1968 Hannele Chiguridaga[Writer (Novel)]
1967 Bellimoda[Writer (Novel),Writer (Screenplay)]