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Bhoopal Reddy receives Sahitya Akademi award

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Honoured: M. Bhoopal Reddy (right) receiving the Sahitya Akademi award from Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhay. — Photo: By Arrangement
Honoured: M. Bhoopal Reddy (right) receiving the Sahitya Akademi award from Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhay. — Photo: By Arrangement

Telugu writer and actor M. Bhoopal Reddy received the coveted Sahitya Akademi award for children's literature in Telugu language, a press release said.

Dr. Reddy, popularly known as ‘Bhoopal,' received the award on November 14 at Kolkata. Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhay gave away the award to 24 winners, under various categories at a function held at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture in Kolkata, the release said.

Akademi president Sunil Gangopadhyay and secretary Agrahara Krishnamurthy were also present at the function.

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