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Eminent People

Eminent People of Kodava tribe have contributed immensely towards the growth of the Indian nation, despite them being in small numbers. Their most significant contributions are in the armed forces and in sports. Originally being land-owning militiamen farmers from Kodagu, hence their traditional twin occupations were as agriculturists and as soldiers. The distinguished among them had been local chieftains, palace officials, officers of the Raja’s army and brave battle veterans, therefore invariably having attained fame in either government service or in the local army.

Eminent People of Kodavas  have achieved laurels in all walk of life and prominent in every field and are listed for the future generations to know 

Ajjikuttira Justice Bopanna was born in 1959 from Kodagu enrolled as an advocate in November 1984. He practised in civil, constitutional, company, service and labour matters in the Karnataka High Court as well as in… read more »

A.M. Thimmaiah  an eminent lawyer was Born on 13-5-1938 in Ajjikuttira family of Konageri village of Srimangala Nad. He had his early education in Janatha High School at Mysore. He was an University Athlete and… read more »

Ajjikuttira S. Ponnanna from Bellur village near Hudikeri in South Kodagu has been in the legal profession since decades. He is a First Grade Additional Advocate General. Family Father MLC Ajjikuttira K. Subbaiah Mother Daty… read more »

Ajjinanda Thamoo Poovaiah from Kodagu is a wildlife protector, businessman, activist and conservationist and a eminent entrepreneur  Unable to tolerate the devastation of tree felling in Kodagu district,Poovaiah put together a network of local residents… read more »

Alamanda Yogesh Bheemaiah an eminent kodava actor  from Virajpet, Lives in Bangalore Working for an MNC has acted in several  kannada and kodava movies n serials: Family Father Alamanda Bheemaiah Mother Janaki Alamanda (Chendira ,B… read more »

Alemada B Cheeyana a famous Kodava sportsperson was born on April 19th 1985 in Kodagu. He is an international hockey player who has Ekalavya award to his credit. At the age of 16, he was inspired… read more »

Cdr Alemengada Sudeep Chengappa an  eminent kodava   was  a Navy Officer  passing out from the NDA   1982- 1984  was amongst the top 5 Naval Cadets Started career as a Navy Submarine officer Defence staff College… read more »

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