Balakumaran

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Balakumaran V
Born (1946-07-05) July 5, 1946 (age 68)
Pazhamarneri, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Writer, Novelist
Nationality Indian
Spouse(s) Kamala (1st marriage)
Shanta (2nd marriage)

Balakumaran (born 5 July 1946) is a Tamil writer, author of over 150 novels, 100 short stories, and dialogue/screenplay writer for over 14 films. He has also contributed to Tamil periodicals such as Kalki, Ananda Vikatan and Kumudam.

Novels written[edit]

  • Mercury pookkal
  • Irumbhu kudhiraigal
  • Krishna Arjunan
  • Thayumanavan
  • Agalya
  • Kai Veesamma Kai Veesu
  • Endrenrum anbudan
  • Udayar
  • Shenbagathottam
  • Pani vizhum malar vanam
  • Kadal neelam
  • Naan enna solli vittaen
  • Kadarpaalam
  • Pey Karumbu
  • Nigumbalai
  • Kadalora Kuruvigal
  • Karaiyora Mudhalaigal
  • Payanigal Kavanikkavum
  • Thunai
  • Meettadha Veenai
  • Vetrilai Kodi
  • Manja Kaani
  • Karnanin Kathai
  • Shakthi
  • Guru
  • KatruKondal Kutramillai
  • En Manathu Thamaraippoo
  • Kalyana Murungai
  • Peria Puranak Kathaigal
  • Kannaadi Koburangal
  • Katigai
  • Ammavum 10 Katturaigalum
  • Manam Uruguthey
  • Appam Vadai Thayirsatham
  • Ithuthaan Vayathu Kathalikka
  • snegamulla singam
  • yeno theriavillai
  • kathal aragam
  • nali mothiram
  • ean mathil tamarai poo
  • kathalperuman
  • Vilvamaram
  • Marakal
  • idharkuth thane aasaippattaay Balakumara
  • Thalaiyanai pookkal
  • En kanmani thamarai
  • Thozhan
  • Gangai Konda Cholan

Contribution to films[edit]

Balakumaran's contribution to films has largely been in the field of screenplay making and dialogue writing. His skills in crafting the dialogue for any conceivable character are noteworthy in Kollywood. List of the films to which Balakumaran contributed:

Current literary works[edit]

  • Epic on Rajendra Cholan
  • Monthly Novels on various themes..

Awards[edit]

  • Literary Awards won  :
    • Irumbu Kudhiraigal – Raja Sir Annamalai Chettiyar Trust Award
    • Mercury Pookal – Illakkiya Sindhanai Awards
    • Kadarpalam – State Award (II Prize) (Short Story Collection)
    • Sugajeevanam – State Award (I Prize) (short story collection)
  • Cinema Awards Won :
    • Guna – Cinema Express Award
    • Kaadalan – State Award (Best dialogue Writer)
  • Other Awards :
    • Honoured with "Sindhanai Chemmal" title (From Lions Club Madras)
    • Kalaimaamani Award from Government of Tamil Nadu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Balakumaran in 'Robot'". IndiaGlitz. May 3, 2008. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 

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