Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Overall Contributions

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Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi (Kerala Literary Academy), to Malayalam writers for their outstanding books of literary merit. The awards are given in various categories including Poetry, Novel, Story, Drama, Literary criticism, Biography - autobiography, Travelogue, Humour, Translation, Children's literature etc. The list of writers who have won the award for Overall Contributions to Malayalam literature is given below.[1][2]

Awardees[edit]

Year Winner
1993 M. R. Bhattathiripad
K. P. Narayana Pisharody
A. P. Udhayabhanu
P. C. Devassia
1996 Pala Narayanan Nair
Mary John Koothattukulam
M. N. Sathyaardhi
Kadathanattu Madhavi Amma
1997 M. H. Sastrigal
V. Anandakuttan Nair
Nagavally R. S. Kurup
1998 K. Ravi Varma
M. S. Menon
Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
Olappamanna Subramanian Namboothirippad
K. T. Muhammed
Vettoor Raman Nair
G. Vivekanandan
1999 N. P. Mohammed
Puthussery Ramachandran
V. V. K. Valath
Vaikom Chandrasekharan Nair
Thirunalloor Karunakaran
Pavanan
2000 M. Krishnan Nair
2001 Kunjunni Mash
M. Achuthan
Aymanam Krisha Kaimal
2002 M. K. Sanu
Narendra Prasad
S. K. Marar
I. K. K. Menon
2003 Kakkanadan
M. Sukumaran
M. N. Paloor
2004 Unnikrishnan Puthoor
Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri
Panmana Ramachandran Nair
2005 Chemmanam Chacko
E. Vasu
K. S. Narayana Pillai
2006 Kadammanitta Ramakrishnan
K. Panoor
2009 Ettumanoor Somadasan
Erumeli Parameswaran Pillai
G. Balakrishnan Nair
P. V. K. Panayal
2010 Omchery N. N. Pillai
S. Ramesan Nair
K. Gopalakrishnan
Malayath Appunni
Sarah Thomas
Joseph Mattam
2011[3] Chathanathu Achuthanunni
P. T. Chacko
K. B. Sridevi
Joseph Vyttila
2013[4] P. R. Nathan
S. K. Vasanthan
D. Sreeman Namboothiri
M. D. Rathnamma
2014[5] Sreedharan Chambad
Velayudhan Panikkassery
George Irumbayam
Methil Radhakrishnan
Desamangalam Ramakrishnan
Chadrakala S. Kamath
2015[6] O. V. Usha
Mundoor Sethumadhavan
V. Sukumaran
T. B. Venugopala Panicker
Prayar Prabhakaran
Dr. K. Sugathan
2016[7] Iyankode Sreedharan
C. R. Omanakuttan
Lalitha Lenin
Jose Punnamparambil
P. K. Parakkadavu
Pooyappally Thankappan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award" (in Malayalam). Kerala Sahitya Akademi. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Literary Awards" Archived 2012-06-18 at the Wayback Machine.. Government of Kerala. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
  3. ^ "Sahitya Akademi awards announced". The Hindu. August 2, 2012. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
  4. ^ "Sahitya Akademi Fellowship for Kecheri, N S Madhavan". "New Indian Express". December 20, 2014.
  5. ^ "2014 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Trichur: Kerala Sahitya Akademi. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "2015 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Trichur: Kerala Sahitya Akademi. 28 March 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2018. 
  7. ^ "2016 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Trichur: Kerala Sahitya Akademi. 21 February 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.