U R Ananthamurthy is a eminent writer in _ :

Indian author U R Ananthamurthy is among 10 writers shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker International Prize. Ananthamurthy is one of the most important representatives of the ‘Navya’ or ‘New Movement’ in the literature of Kannada language, which is spoken by over 50 million people in India and abroad. His work is known for its humanity and its courage in questioning cultural norms.