K. Surendran

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For politician, see K. Surendran (Politician).

K. Surendran (22 February 1921 – 9 August 1997) was an Indian novelist who wrote in Malayalam. He won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 1963 for the novel Maya and the Vayalar Award in 1994 for the novel Guru.

Biography[edit]

Surendran was born on 22 February 1921 in Ochira in Kollam district of Kerala state. He was employed in the Department of Post & Telegraph; and in 1965 he resigned his job to become a full-time writer. He authored many books in Malayalam, including ten novels, four plays, and several miscellaneous books. He won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 1963 for the novel Maya and the Vayalar Award in 1994 for the novel Guru. In 1997 he was conferred with the Sahitya Academy Fellowship. Surendran died on 9 August 1997.[1][2]

Selected works[edit]

Novels
  • Maya
  • Thalam
  • Jwala
  • Kattukurangu
  • Shakthi
  • Bhikshamdehi
  • Maranam Durbalam
  • Kshanaprabhachanchalam
  • Aruna
  • Seetayanam
  • Pataka
  • Guru
Plays
  • Bali
  • Arakkillam
  • Palunku pathram
  • Anaswaramanushyan
Others
  • Manushyavastha
  • NovelSwaroopam
  • Surendrante Prabandhangal
  • Kumaran Asan
  • Tolstoyiyude Kadha
  • Dostoyevskyiyude Kadha
  • Kalayum Samanyajanangalum
  • Jeevitavum Njanum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Akhilavijnanakosam; D. C. Books; Kottayam
  2. ^ Sahithyakara Directory; Kerala Sahithya Academy, Thrissur