Parents of Puvempu, Shri Damodara Puninchathaya and Smt. Saraswati Amma.
Mr. Puninchathaya in his youthful days.
Mr. Puninchathaya recording Pardana(tulu folk songs) in his tape-recorder in a village.
Mr. Puninchathaya with Dr. Shivarama Karantha.
Mr. Puninchathaya directing a Yakshagana prasanga.
Puninchathaya participating in seminar on 'Poet Sheenappa Hegde's works'.
Puninchathaya collecting information about Tulu and medicine from Shri Pakri of tribal community
Puninchathaya participating in 'Shatha Kavi Gosti', Muliya Centenary Celebrations, Peradala.
With wife Mrs. Vanitha Puninchathaya in 1970s.
Dr. Puninchathaya collecting information about parthana from 'nalike' artist in Surathkal.
Dr. Venkataraja Puninchathaya in 1980s.
Puninchathaya recieving National Award for teaching from the then president Mr. Venkataraman, 1990.
American visitors Julia Dean and Peter J Claus, in Puninchathaya's house to study about Tulu folk culture.
Recieving felicitation from Kannada Sangha in Bahrain.
Recieving Sandesha Madhyama award from Sandesha Prathistana, Mangaluru.
Puninchathaya acting as a priest in the play 'Devaru Doddavanu' at Edneer Mutt.
Puninchathaya speaking to audience in Sahitya Triveni Sangama.
Puninchathaya giving 'Aksharabyasa' to a child.
Puninchathaya reading from palm manuscript and Mrs. Puninchathaya penning it down.
Some palm manuscripts from Puninchathaya's collection.
Puninchathaya recieving felicitation from Dr. Veerendra Heggade on the occassion of Tulu Lexicon release.
Puninchathaya, on the occassion of his sixtieth birthday celebrations held in Edneer Mutt.
Puninchathaya felicitated on the occassion of his sixtieth birthday celebrations held in Edneer Mutt.
Puninchathaya felicitated by the public on the occassion of his sixtieth birthday celebrations held in Edneer Mutt.
Puninchathaya with his wife Mrs. Vanitha Puninchathaya in front of their Edneer house.
Dr.Puninchathaya presiding Akhila Bharatha Tulu Sammelana held at Barkur, 1998.
Dr. Puninchathaya inaugurating the state conference of All Kerala Tulu Brahmana Federation at Thrissur.
Puninchathaya delivering speech on the occassion of his 'Tulu Mahabharatho' book release at Bengaluru.
Former CM of Karnataka Dr. Veerappa Moily releasing 'Tulu Mahabharatho' book of Puninchathaya at Bengaluru.
Dr. Puninchathaya delivering speech on the occasion of 'Tulu Mahabharatho's poet Kodavuru Arunabja's remembrance' at Udupi.
Puninchathaya addressing audience at Dr. T.M.A Pai centenary celebrations at Manipal.
Puninchathaya addressing audience at religious program held in Edneer.
"Puninchathaya recieving 'Muliya Thimmappayya Award' from Muliya Prathistana."
Puninchathaya recieving honorary Doctorate from Mangaluru University, 2007.
Puninchathaya felicitated during 'Tulu Ayano' held in Badiadka
Mr and Mrs. Puninchathaya at home in early 2000s.
Puninchathaya at Kayyara Kinyanna Rai Abinandana function
Puninchathaya addressing the gathering on the occassion of Banari Award presentation.
Puninchathaya recieving Banari Award with his wife.
Dr. Puninchathaya playing folk instrument 'Dudi'.
Puninchathaya recieving Kille Award with his wife.
Dr. Puninchathaya recieving Pashupathastra Award from K. Seetharama Adiga Prathistana, Adoor.
Dr. Puninchathaya with his wife Mrs. Vanitha Puninchathaya in 2010.
Dr. Puninchathaya's first daughter Lalitha's family. From the left, Ravishankar Kalluraya(husband), Archana Arun (elder daughter), Aditya Kalluraya (younger son), Arpitha Karthik(second daughter) and Lalitha Kalluraya (wife).
Dr. Puninchathaya's son Vijayaraj's family. From the left, Surekha Puninchathaya (wife), Vijayaraj Puninchathaya (husband) and Arjunraj Puninchathaya (son).
Dr. Puninchathaya's youngest daughter Vasanthi Bail's family. From the left, Vasanthi Bail (wife), Sidhartha Krishna Bail (son) and Nitin Bail (husband).
Some of the Awards recieved by Dr. Puninchathaya.
Cassettes written by Dr. Puninchathaya.
Awards recieved by Dr. Puninchathaya at display during his Shraddanjali function.
Some of the books written by Dr. Puninchathaya.
Kerala Tulu Academy honoring Dr. Puninchathaya with 'Tulu Ratna' posthumously at his residence.
Mr. Vijayaraja Puninchathaya recieving 'Tulu Ratna Award' posthumously presented to Puvempu by Kerala Tulu Academy at his residence.
Dignitaries paying their last respects to Dr. Puninchathaya during his demise at his residence.
'Media classicals' Badiadka paying tribute to Late Puninchathaya in 2013.
Vijayaraj Puninchathaya paying tributes to Late Puninchathaya at a function in Badiadka.
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