Janamaddhi Hanamachhaastri, the renowned Telugu writer died on 28 February 2014 in Kapada town of Andhra Pradesh. He was 90.
• He wrote over 30 books in Telugu, which includes Maa seema Kavulu, Vidurudu, Tyaagamoorthulu and Mahasoudham
• For his contribution to Telugu literature, he was conferred with a doctorate by Telugu University Hyderabad
• In memory of CP Brown, he established a library in Kadapa. Brown was a British officer who helped to preserve ancient Telugu manuscripts
• He was born on 5 September 1926 in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh