G. R. Indugopan

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G. R. Indugopan
Born (1974-04-19) April 19, 1974 (age 45)
Valathungal, Kollam district, Kerala, India
OccupationWriter, screenwriter, director
NationalityIndian
Notable awards
  • Abu Dabi Shakthi
  • Kumkumam Award
  • Ashan Prize

G. R. Indugopan, is an Indian screenwriter, director and a writer of Malayalam literature.[1] Known as one of the post-modern writers of Malayalam,[2] Indugopan is the director of the 2007 Malayalam movie, Ottakkayyan, and has published several books which include novels, short story anthologies, memoirs and travelogue.[3]

Biography[edit]

Indugopan was born on April 19, 1974 at Valathungal, in Kollam district of the south Indian state of Kerala.[4]

Ice-1960C, a novel by Indugopan based on nanotechnology and published by DC books, is reported to be the first technology novel in Malayalam.[5][6] His other works include a two novel edition, Cheenkanni Vettakkarante Athmakathayum Muthala Layaniyum,[7][8] Manaljeevikal, dealing with the mineral sand mining areas of Kollam Chavara area,[9] and Iruttu Pathradhipar, short story anthology.[10][11] He is a recipient of several awards such as Abu Dabi Shakthi, Kumkumam and Ashan Prize.[1][5]

Indugopan wrote the script of Chithariyavar, a Malayalam movie featuring Sreenivasan and directed by Lalji.[12][13] His debut as a director was with Ottakkayyan, a 2007 film.[14] His novel, Kali Gandhaki, was made into a tele-series by Madhupal which had its screen-play written by P. F. Mathews.[15]

Indugopan is a senior sub editor of Malayala Manorama daily and lives in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • G. R. Indugopan (2008). Thaskaran Maniyanpillayude Aathmakatha. DC Books. p. 400. ISBN 9788126420049.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2009). Bhoomi Smasanam. Sign Books. p. 124.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2011). Kallan Bakki Ezhuthumpol. DC Books. p. 96. ISBN 978-8126431359.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2011). Ajayande Ammaye Konnatharu. Poorna Publications. p. 108. ISBN 9788130012773.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2012). Ice -1960C. DC Books. p. 248. ASIN B007E4Y7C2.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2012). Dutch Bungalowile Pretharahasyam. DC Books. p. 159. ASIN 812643452X.CS1 maint: ASIN uses ISBN (link)
  • G. R. Indugopan (2012). Vellimoonga. Jnaneswari Publications. p. 144. ISBN 978-9380178271.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2013). Manaljeevikal. Chintha Publishers. p. 176. ISBN 938280806X.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2013). Cheenganni Vettakkarante Aathmakathayum Muthala Layiniyum. Chintha Publications. p. 300. ISBN 9789383155644.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2013). Kodiyadayalam : Kudiyettathinte Reverse. Lead Books. p. 130.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2014). Kali Gandaki. DC Books. p. 199. ISBN 978-8126450763.
  • G. R. Indugopan (Colachel Mu. Yoosuf-translator) (2015). Thirudan Manianpillai (Tamil Edition). Kalachuvadu Publications. p. 1132. ASIN B071CX1WQV.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2018). Panthukalikkaran. DC Books. p. 204. ISBN 9789352823581.
  • G. R. Indugopan (2018). Amminippilla Vettukes. Mathrubhumi Books. p. 110. ISBN 9788182676350.

Novellas[edit]

Short story anthologies[edit]

Memoirs[edit]

  • G. R. Indugopan (2017). Water Body:Vellam Kondulla Athmakatha. Chintha Publishers. p. 104. ISBN 978-93-86364-03-6.

Travelogue[edit]

  • G. R. Indugopan (2018). SPACIBA- Russian Yuvathwathinoppam G. R. Indugopan. DC Books. p. 184. ISBN 9789386680730.

Filmography[edit]

Work Contribution Year
Chithariyavar Screen Play 2004
Ottakkayyan Screenplay, direction 2007
Kali Gandhaki Story 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Author profile". GoodReads. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Postmodernism". Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "Amazon profile". Amazon. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Profile on Puzha". Puzha. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "KLF -SPEAKER-2019- G.R.INDUGOPAN". Speaker profile. Kerala Literature Festival. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  6. ^ G. R. Indugopan (2012). ICE - 196C. DC Books. ISBN 9788126410361.
  7. ^ "Cheenkanni Vettakkarante Athmakathayum Muthala Layaniyum". Chintha Publishers. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  8. ^ "Many-layered novel". Book review. The Hindu. January 25, 2005. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  9. ^ G. R. Indugopan. Manaljeevikal.
  10. ^ G. R. Indugopan. Iruttu Pathradhipar. DC Books. ASIN B007E4WZNK.
  11. ^ "ഇരുട്ട്‌ പത്രാധിപർ". Puzha. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "G R Indugopan". Listing. M3DB. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  13. ^ "Chithariyavar". Movie review. Ezhuthupura. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  14. ^ "Ottakayyan". IMDb. 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  15. ^ Athira M. (February 16, 2017). "A novel narrative". Report. The Hindu. Retrieved January 21, 2019.

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