VIJAYAWADA: Famous Telugu poet, journalist, scriptwriter, and Kendra Sahitya Academy award winner Shaik Khaja Hussain (70) popularly often called Devi Priya, handed away on November 21 morning. The famend poet died of a short sickness in Hyderabad. Devi Priya was born in Tadikonda in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Devi Priya bagged the Sahitya Akademi Award 2017, for his guide Gaali Rangu. His “Operating Commentary” on up to date politics in Udayam Telugu each day was very fashionable and thought-provoking. Later, he continued the Operating Commentary even for a few vernacular information channels. He’s recognized for his political satirical cartoons and poetry.
Poetic precision was the first power of Devi Priya and he used to attract a skinny line between direct and decorative poetry. He attributes his love for mythological epics to his poetic evolution. Other than penning poetry, he has additionally written a number of lyrics for Telugu motion pictures. His tune Jambhal Bhari Bhai penned for Maa Bhoomi was very fashionable amongst all. He authored a number of books together with Gareebi Geetaalu, Amma Chettu Chepa Chiluka, and others.
Throughout his journalism stint, Devipriya was instrumental in making famous Telugu poet Sri Sri to jot down his autobiography.
AP Governor Biswa Bhushan Harichandan in a message conveyed his profound grief and disappointment on the passing away of Devi Priya. The Governor supplied his prayers for his soul to relaxation in peace and expressed his heartfelt condolences to members of the bereaved household.