The Kakatiya dynasty

 The Kakatiya dynasty was a South Indian dynasty that ruled the Kakatiya kingdom in present-day Andhra Pradesh, India from the 12th to the 14th centuries. They were known for their patronage of Telugu culture and literature, as well as their military conquests. The most famous ruler of the dynasty was Ganapati Deva, who came to power in the early 13th century and expanded the kingdom's territory through military campaigns. The dynasty came to an end in the 14th century, following invasions by the Delhi Sultanate.