Srinivas Reddy

Srinivas Reddy is a scholar, translator and musician. He studied classical South Asian languages and literatures (Sanskrit, Tamil and Telugu) at UC Berkeley, and learned music from his guru and mentor Sri Partha Chatterjee, a direct disciple of the late sitar maestro Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Srinivas is Guest Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies at IIT Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India and Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Contemplative Studies at Brown University. Srinivas is a noted author. Through Penguin Books, Srinivas has released two translations of Kalidasa: The Dancer and the King (Malavikagnimitram) and The Cloud Message (Meghadutam). His most recent work is Raya: Krishnadevaraya of Vijayanagara (Juggernaut 2020), a critical biography of Krishnadevaraya of Vijayanagara.


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