Emperor Krishnadev Ray
Krishnadev Rai was one of the most magnificent, brave, kind and chivalrous kings of the Vijayanagar Empire. He patronised different religions and cultural arts lavishly during his rule. He was a writer and connoisseur of literature as well. He had constructed hundreds of splendid temples in his kingdom. Moreover, for the public welfare, he got thousands of ponds and canals dug for the development of agriculture. Thus, the people in his kingdom were very happy and prosperous.