List of Sahitya Akademi Award winners for Malayalam

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Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year, since 1955, by Sahitya Akademi (India's National Academy of Letters), to Indian writers for their outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 major Indian languages. The list of Malayalam language writers who have won the award is given below.[1]

Sahitya Akademi Award winners and their works in Malayalam[edit]

Year Author Book Book category Image
1955 R. Narayana Panikkar Bhasha Sahitya Charitram History of Literature
1956 I. C. Chacko, Illiparambil Paniniya Pradyotam Commentary
1957 Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Chemmeen Novel Thakazhi 1.jpg
1958 K. P. Kesava Menon Kazhinja Kaalam Autobiography
1960 Uroob (P. C. Kuttikrishnan) Sundarikalum Sundaranmarum Novel Uroob.jpg
1963 G. Sankara Kurup Viswadarsanam Poetry G.shankarakurup.jpg
1964 P. Kesava Dev Ayalkkar Novel Kesavadev.jpg
1965 N. Balamani Amma Muthassi Poetry Balamaniamma.jpg
1966 K. M. Kuttikrishna Marar Kala Jeevitham Thanne Essays Kuttikrishnamarar.jpg
1967 P. Kunhiraman Nair Thamarathoni Poetry P.kunhiraman nair.jpg
1969 Edasseri Govindan Nair Kavile Pattu Poetry
1970 M. T. Vasudevan Nair Kaalam Novel Mt vasudevan nayar.jpg
1971 Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon Vida Poetry Vyloppilli.jpg
1972 S. K. Pottekkatt Oru Desathinte Katha Novel Pottekkatt 1 choosetocount.JPG
1973 Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Balidarsanam Poetry Akkitham.jpg
1974 Vennikkulam Gopala Kurup Kamasurabhi Poetry
1975 O. N. V. Kurup Aksharam Poetry Onv.JPG
1976 Cherukadu (Cherukadu Govinda Pisharodi) Jeevithappatha Autobiography
1977 N. Lalithambika Antharjanam Agnisakshi Novel
1978 B. Sugathakumari Ratrimazha Poetry Sugathakumari.jpg
1979 N. V. Krishna Warrier Vallatholinte Kavyasilpam Literary criticism
1980 Punathil Kunhabdulla Smaraka Silakal Novel Punathil W.jpg
1981 Vilasini (M. K. Menon) Avakasikal Novel
1982 V. K. N. Payyan Kathakal Short stories
1983 S. Guptan Nair Thiranjedutha Prabandhangal Essays
1984 K. Ayyappa Paniker Ayyappa Panikkarute Kritikal Poetry
1985 Sukumar Azhikode Tathvamasi Critical study Sukumar azhikode1.JPG
1986 M. Leelavathy Kavitadwani Critical study Leelavathi.jpg
1987 N. Krishna Pillai Prathipathram Bhashanabhedam Literary criticism
1988 C. Radhakrishnan Spandamapinikale Nandi Novel Radhakrishnan 2.jpg
1989 Olappamanna Subramanian Namboothirippad Nizhalana Poetry
1990 O. V. Vijayan Gurusagaram Novel O. V. Vijayan.jpg
1991 M. P. Sankunni Nair Chhatravum Chamaravum Criticism
1992 M. Mukundan Daivathinte Vikruthikal Novel M mukundan.jpg
1993 N. P. Mohammed Daivathinte Kannu Novel
1994 Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri Ujjayiniyile Rappakalukal Poetry
1995 Thikkodiyan (P. Kunhananandan Nair) Arangu Kanatha Natan Autobiography
1996 T. Padmanabhan Gowri Short stories T Padmanabhan.JPG
1997 Anand (P. Satchidanandan) Govardhante Yatrakal Novel Anand p sachidanandan-2.jpg
1998 Kovilan (V. V. Ayyappan) Thattakam Novel Kovilan.jpeg
1999 C. V. Sreeraman Sreeramante Kathakal Short stories
2000 R. Ramachandran R. Ramachandrante Kavithakal Poetry R Ramachandran poet.jpg
2001 Attoor Ravi Varma Attoor Ravi Varmayute Kavitakal Poetry ആറ്റൂർ രവിവർമ്മ.jpg
2002 K. G. Sankara Pillai K.G. Sankara Pillayude Kavitakal Poems
2003 Sara Joseph Aalahayude Penmakkal Novel Sara.jpg
2004 Paul Zachariah Zachariyayute Kathakal Short Stories Paul zakariaDSC 0108.resized.JPG
2005 G. V. Kakkanadan Jappana Pukayila Short Stories Kakkanadan.jpg
2006 M. Sukumaran Chuvanna Chinnangal Short stories
2007 Sethu (A. Sethumadhavan) Adayalangal Novel Sethu DSC 0078.JPG
2008 K. P. Appan Madhuram Ninte Jeevitham Essays Kpappan.jpg
2009 U. A. Khader Thrikottoor Peruma Novelite U a khader.jpg
2010 M. P. Veerendra Kumar Haimavatha Bhoovil Travelogue MP VEERENDRAKUMAR DSC 0070.JPG
2011 M. K. Sanu Basheer: Ekantha Veedhiyile Avadhoothan Biography Prof M.K. Sanu DSW 1.JPG
2012 K. Satchidanandan[2] Marannu Vecha Vasthukkal Poems Sachidanandan.jpg
2013 M. N. Paloor[3] Kathayillathavante Katha Autobiography

Note: No awards in 1959, 1961, and 1968.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kendra Sahitya Academy Awards (Malayalam)". Public Relations Department, Government of Kerala. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Poets dominate Sahitya Akademi Awards 2012". Sahitya Akademi. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Poets dominate Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013". Sahitya Akademi. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.