Dr. K. S. Narasimhaswamy (Kannada: ಡಾ. ಕೆ.ಎಸ್. ನರಸಿಂಹಸ್ವಾಮಿ) was a prominent poet in Kannada language. His most popular collection of poems Mysooru Mallige has seen more than thirty two reprints and sought as an ideal gift at a wedding to the newly married couple in Karnataka. Narasimhaswamy has been conferred many prestigious awards including Sahitya academy award and Kannada sahitya academy award.
Narasimhaswamy who belongs to the Hoysala Karnataka Brahmin community was born in Kikkeri in Mandya district. He had his early education in Mysore. In 1934 he joined Central College in Bengaluru and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree. He married Venkamma in Tiptur in 1936. He often portrayed his wife as the inspiration for his poems which mainly deal with romance...
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