Nakshathrangale Kaaval

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Nakshathrangale Kaaval
(നക്ഷത്രങ്ങളേ കാവൽ)
Author P. Padmarajan
Country India
Language Malayalam
Publisher D. C. Books
Publication date
May 1971
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 247

Nakshathrangale Kaaval (English: The Stars Alone Guard Me) is a Malayalam language novel written by P. Padmarajan and published in 1971. The story revolves around the life of a girl as she matures into a woman. It won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Novel.[1][2] A film adaptation of the novel was released in 1978 with Jayabharathi and Soman playing the lead characters. It was directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan and scripted by Padmarajan.


  1. ^ "Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award" (in Malayalam). Kerala Sahitya Akademi. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "Literary Awards" Archived 2012-06-18 at the Wayback Machine.. Government of Kerala. Retrieved July 18, 2015.