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M. Mukundan

Indian writer

1942   -  

country of citizenship: India, British Raj
occupation: author, screenwriter
award received: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Sahitya Akademi Award

Maniyambath Mukundan, (born 10 September 1942) commonly known as M. Mukundan, is an Indian writer of Malayalam literature. Many of his early works are set in Mayyazhi which has earned him the moniker, Mayyazhiyude Kathakaaran. He is known to be one of the pioneers of modernity in Malayalam literature and Mayyazhippuzhayude Theerangalil, Daivathinte Vikrithikal, Kesavante Vilapangal and Pravasam are some of his notable works. He has received many honours including Vayalar Award, Sahitya Akademi Award, Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award. Crossword Book Award and the Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, the highest literacy honour of the Government of Kerala. He is also a recipient of the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres of the Government of France.
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works

5

Delhi Gadhakal

book by M. Mukundan

author: M. Mukundan

2011

Mayyazhippuzhayude Theerangalil

novel by M. Mukundan

author: M. Mukundan

1974

Daivathinte Vikruthikal

novel by M. Mukundan

author: M. Mukundan

1989

Kesavan's Lamentations

book by M. Mukundan

author: M. Mukundan

1999

Pravasam

book by M. Mukundan

author: M. Mukundan

2008

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