Q. Who among the following is also addressed with the name, “Andhra Bhoja”?

[A] Deva Raya II

[B] Krishna Deva Raya

[C] Saluva Narasimha

[D] Vira Narasimha

Answer: B


  • Though a Vaishnavaite, he respected all religions.
  • He was a great patron of literature and art and he was known as Andhra Bhoja.
  • Eight eminent scholars known as Ashtadiggajas were at his royal court.
  • Allasani Peddanna was the greatest and he was called Andhrakavita Pitamaga.
  • His important works include Manucharitam and Harikathasaram. Pingali Suranna and Tenali Ramakrishna were other important scholars.
  • Krishna Deva Raya himself authored a Telugu work, Amukthamalyadha and Sanskrit works, Jambavati Kalyanam and Ushaparinayam.

Source: Tamil Nadu Board Class 11