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Kiran Kranth D. Choudary

Principal , professor

Kiran Kranth D. Choudary, Indian art. Recipient Gommateswara Vidyapeetha award, 2008; Srikalahastisvaraswamyvari puraskaram, 2010; Meritorious Teacher Award-2011; Andhra Pradesh State Meritoriours Teacher award-2013; Retired as Professor, Principal and Dean Faculty of arts and Education in 2014, S.V. University. published 11books, 95 articles and attended 107 conferences in India and abroad. specialized in art history and cultural history.


Choudary, Kiran Kranth D. was born on January 22, 1954 in Mannaru Palli, India. Son of Rama D. Naidu and Chinnamma D. Masarapu.


Studied in native village, SSC, Z.P.H. School, P.Kothakota, Inter in Vijayawada 1974, Degree in Venkatagiri, Chittoor 1976, Master of Arts, Sri Venkateswara University, Tiruapti, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Sri Venkateswara University, 1982. Diploma in Photography 1982. D.Litt, in Berhampur University, Berhampur 2012.first person to get it in social sciences.


Assistant professor Sri Venkateswara University, 1983-89, Associate professor, 1989-98, Professor 1998-2014,Professor Emeritus,2014-16, Head, 2000-02, Special officer, (Evaluation) 2002-03, Chairman, board studies, 2003-06, Dean Exams, 2003, 2008, Principal&Dean faculty of arts, 2013-14, Vice Principal 2006-08, Hon. Director SVU 2014-15, Coordinator UGC SAP-DRS-I, 2011-14, Chief warden hostels for Men and Women, 2013-14, ICHR, New Delhi RPC Memeber-2014-15


  • Books: Five Prominent temples of Bhuvanvesvar,1982; Ragadhuli, 1984; Ramyana in Indian art and epigraphy,2006; Srikalahastisvara temple-a study based on epigraphs and sculptures, 2008; Teluguvari silpa kala, 2012; Siva in Indian art, 2014; Painting in continuity- A focal on Vijayanagara,2016; Gopura-the gateway in art (in press)

    Edited: Sankaram,2000; Prasadam, 2004; Archaeology and Art: New Dimensions, 2008; Ancient Civilizations,2009;

    Articles: published 95, conferences attended 107 in India and Abroad. contributed 14 chapters for Andhra hisotry books.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Ancient World Civilizations. Contributor 58 articles to numerous science professional journals.


General secretary Academy Fine Arts, Tirupati, 2004—2007. Member of Associated Press History Congress (junior secretary 2004-2007), Indain Art History Congress, Indian History Congress.


grown up with discipline and moral ethics.


Married Padma D. Padma Gali, October 16, 1983. Children: Vishok D. Kiran, Shonima D. Kiran.

Rama D. Naidu

Chinnamma D. Masarapu

Padma Kiran D. Padma Gali

Vishok D. Kiran Choudary

Shonima D. Kiran Choudary


  • gopura-the gateway in art completed 8 UGC, ICHR PROJECTS