Kovi. Manisekaran

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Kove. Manisekaran (Tamil: கோவி. மணிசேகரன்) is a Tamil Scholar, film director, actor from Tamil Nadu, India. Kove.Manisekaran is only Tamil writer who swept the all of Literature awards in Tamil Nadu. who also the great musician,"the sangeetha booshanam" first class in first in rank at Annamalai University in the year, 1951

Biography[edit]

Kove.Manisekaran has been publishing for more than 50 years. He has written 8 plays, 29 short story collections, 30 social novels, 50 historical novels and 8 essays.[1] He is most noted for his historical novels. In 1992, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil for his historical novel Kurrala Kurinji.[2] He has also directed two Tamil and one Kannada film. He was an assistant to noted Tamil film director K. Balachandar for three years. His film Thennankeetru won the Tamil Nadu film fans association award and the Government of Karnataka's Neerikshe award.[3]

Awards[edit]

Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Kurrala Kurunji
  • Nayakka Madevigal
  • Gangai Nachiyar
  • Malaya Maarudham
  • Therodum Veedhiyilae
  • Taj Mahal
  • Nithirai Megangal
  • Thirisooli
  • Varaaga Nadhikarayil
  • Kanchi Kathiravan
  • Kalayar Kovil Radham
  • Karru Veliyidai Kannamma
  • Gandhari
  • Kollipaavai
  • Koduthu sivandha kaigal
  • Kudavayil Kottam
  • Ilavarasi Mohanangi
  • Ajatha Sathru
  • Pon Veindha perumaal
  • Mani pallavam
more than 150 books

Filmography[edit]

  • Thennankeeru (made in Tamil and Kannada)
  • Yaagasalai

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kove Manisekaran Profile". Tamil Virtual University (in Tamil). Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Tamil Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955-2007 Archived January 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Sahitya Akademi Official website.
  3. ^ "Tamil Cinema History - Parts 773 and 774". Dina Malar (in Tamil). Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Tributes paid to Adityanar