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Is Tenali Rama ficticious character or real ?

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Asked by Lucky, 17 Aug '09 08:06 pm
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Garlapati Tenali Ramakrishna, popularly known as Tenali Rama and Vikata Kavi, was a court-poet of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 16th century CE.
He was one of the Ashtadiggajas who were patrons of Krishnadeva Raya and is also referred to as Tenali Raman in some parts of Southern India.

His family had originally hailed from Tumuluru near Tenali in Guntur District. He was also known as Tenali Ramalinga, a Shaiva name. It is believed that he later converted to Vaishnavism.

Some scholars dispute whether that he was a contemporary of Krishnadeva Raya. Tenali Ramakrishna's most famous work, Panduranga Mahatyamu, is dedicated to god Panduranga, a form of Vishnu, whose main temple stands at Pandharpur. He was known for his wit. He died due to a snake-bite.
Answered by anantharaman, 17 Aug '09 08:21 pm

 
  
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His family had originally hailed from Tumuluru near Tenali in Guntur District. He was also known as Tenali Ramalinga, a Shaiva name. It is believed that he later converted to Vaishnavism.

Some scholars dispute whether that he was a contemporary of Krishnadeva Raya. Tenali Ramakrishna's most famous work, Panduranga Mahatyamu, is dedicated to god Panduranga, a form of Vishnu, whose main temple stands at Pandharpur.[1] He was known for his wit. He died due to a snake-bite.

His story was made into a cartoon called "The Adventures of Tenali Raman" by the Cartoon Network (India) in 2001.[2]

[edit] His works
Scholars treat his famous work Panduranga Mahatyamu as one among the Pancha Kavyas. He has dedicated Panduranga Mahatyam to Viruri Vedadri. [3] This book is about the Pundarika Kshetram on the banks of river Bhaimi and its legend. He also composed Udbhataradhya Charitram on the story of Udbhata, a monk, as well as Ghatikachala Mahatyam about Ghatikachalam, a place of worship for ...more
Answered by pratik dhanale, 18 Aug '09 04:00 pm

 
  
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He was Real.!Bhuvana Vijayam, the royal court of Sri Krishna Deva Rayalu comprised of eight wise and learned men collectively titled as Ashta Diggajas. Tenali Ramalinga was prominently one among them. He was also known as Tenali Ramakrishna. Ramalinga is said to be hailing from Tenali town, set it as his surname. In the modern times, Tenali is in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh on the banks of Holy River Krishna. We do have proof that he lived so he can't be a fictitious character..!
Answered by Rupa Swaroop, 17 Aug '09 08:18 pm

 
  
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Real character.
Answered by ramchandra, 17 Aug '09 08:09 pm

 
  
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Said to be real .I believe it is real
Answered by minticool, 17 Aug '09 08:07 pm

 
  
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Ficticious
Answered by Vishwanath V, 17 Aug '09 08:08 pm

 
  
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He is real. he took birth in outlying oriaya speaking areas of orissa. AS per some belif his father is a oriya.
Answered by provu rai, 18 Aug '09 03:41 pm

 
  
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Garlapati Tenali Ramakrishna (Telugu: తెనాలి రామకృష్ణు&# 3105;ు), popularly known as Tenali Rama and Vikata Kavi, was a court-poet of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 16th century CE. He was one of the Ashtadiggajas who were patrons of Krishnadeva Raya and is also referred to as Tenali Raman in some parts of Southern India.
Answered by iqbal seth, 17 Aug '09 09:43 pm

 
  
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Real character :-)
Answered by Sunil Kumar, 17 Aug '09 08:11 pm

 
  
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Somebody says.,,its very intelligent person of old.... and very famouse.,,,
and some one says its only a comic script invented person...!!!
BUT THIS charactor was really very much famouse in childeren books
with a very intelligent and bold persons..!!
Answered by Oberoi, 17 Aug '09 08:08 pm

 
  
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