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Main characters in these stories are

 Tenali Rama: Tenali Ramalinga (original name: Garlapati Tenali ) was a court-poet of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 16th century CE. He was one of the Ashtadiggajas who belonged to the court of Krishnadeva Raya. Astadiggajas is the collective title given to the eight Telugu poets in the court of the emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya. He is noted for brilliance and wit and for mocking other poets and great personalities. He was also a Shaivaite (whorship - Shiva)


King Krishnadevaraya: He ruled the Vijayanagara empire from 1509 until his death in 1529. Vijayanagara is the northern of part of Indian state which is now known as Karnataka. He was one of the greatest statesmen which medieval South India had produced. Much information about his reign comes from the accounts of Portuguese travelers.



Chatur Pandit: Tenali Raman is known for his wits and brilliance and always wins a lot of accolades and prizes from Krishnadevaraya. Some of his ministers are jealous of him. Chatur represents them in these stories.