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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 

Aiyuda Robin Uthappa was born on 11 November 1985 in Kodagu is a famous Kodava sportsperson. He is an International wicketkeeper-batsman who plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. He made his One Day… read more »

Ajjikuttira Trishul Chinnappa was born on 16th October 1993 in Coorg. A sportsperson who won many trophies in Golf. A champion Golfer Trishul grew up in south Coorg playing a number of sports, with active… 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 »

Anjaparvanda Subbaiah was Born in Madikeri . He is a famous Kodava sportsperson who won many awards. Family Father Anjaparvanda C Bopaiah Mother Anjaparvanda ( Maleyanda ) D Muthamma Wife Anjaparvanda ( Buttiyanda ) Preetha… read more »

Appanderanda Yashwanth Kalappa a sportsperson from Kandangala was one among 15 Bike riders  from India to ride on the Himalayan Mountain ranges . Family Father Appanderanda Kalappa Wife Anitha  ( Kenjangada ) Children Gagana Roshni… read more »

Baleyada K Subramani a famous Kodava sportsperson is an International Hockey player from North Coorg. A midfielder who represented hockey team at National and International level Family Father Baleyada Kalaiah Education Did his schooling from GH… read more »

Ballachanda Aman Poovaiah is an Eminent Sportsperson and a National Volleyball Player representing the service and the Indian Team has been a prominent player from 1993  to 2002. Serving the Indian Army for 30 Years… read more »

Ballatikalanda Deepa Ganapathy ( Ajjikuttira ) is an eminent Sportsperson from kodagu is a  Badminton player Author of the article Thathappanda Jyothi Sommaiah Family Father Dr Ganapathy Ajjikuttira Mother Shyla Ganapathy thamane (Kolera) Husband Suraj Somanna… read more »

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