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S. Ramakrishnan
எஸ். ராமகிருஷ்ணன்
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Born (1966-04-13) 13 April 1966 (age 49)[citation needed]
Tamil Nadu, India
Spouse Chandra Prabha
Children Hari
Akash
Website
sramakrishnan.com

S. Ramakrishnan (called as "essra") (Tamil: எஸ்.ராமகிருஷ்ணன்; born 1966) is a noted Tamil writer. He was born in Mallankinaru, Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu.He is a full-time writer who has been active over the last 25 years in diverse areas of Tamil literature like short stories, novels, plays, children’s literature and translations. Ramakrishnan is noted for his column Thunai Ezhuthu in the magazine Ananda Vikatan. His short stories have been translated in German, French, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam. His other works include Kadhaa Vilaasam, Desaandri, and Alainthen Tirindhen.[1][2][3][4]


Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Sanjharam
  • Dhuyil
  • Ubha Paandavam
  • Nedunkuruthi
  • Urupasi
  • Yaamam
  • Kirukiruvaanam
  • Ezhuthalai Nagaram
  • Nimitham
  • (trans.) Alicin arpudha ulagam (Alice in Wonderland)

Plays[edit]

  • Aravaan
  • Sooriyanin arupatta siragugal
  • Urulum paraigal
  • Nadhi ariyadadhu
  • Uthikaalam
  • Marana veetin kurippugal
  • Dostoveskyin sangeetham
  • Urru nokkudhal
  • Urupalinggu
  • Malaigal sapthamiduvathillai

Short story anthologies[edit]

  • Kaan endrathu Iyarkai
  • Appothum Kadal parthukondu irunthathu
  • Nadandu sellum neeroorru
  • Balya nathi
  • Veyilai konduvarungal
  • Thavarangalin uraiyadal
  • Kaattin uruvam
  • Veliyil oruvan
  • Gandhiyodu Pesuven
  • Pathinettam Nootrandin Mazhai
  • S Ramakrishnana Kathaigal
  • Buddhanavathu Sulabam
  • Mazhaimaan
  • Neerilum Nadakkalaam


Collections of essays[edit]

  • Sirithu Velicham
  • Kaatril Yaro Nadakkirargal
  • Ulaga Cinema
  • Ayal Cinema
  • Pather Panchali – Nidarsanathin pathivugal
  • Kurathi Mudukkin Kanavugal
  • Irul Inithu Oli inithu
  • Chekovin Medhu pani peikirathu
  • Endrar Borhae
  • Kelvikuri
  • Kodugal illatha varaipadam
  • Nam kalathu naavalgal
  • Sithirangalin Visithirangal
  • Aathalinal
  • Ilaigalai viyakkum maram
  • Desandhiri
  • Vizhithiruppavanin Iravu
  • Kadavilasam
  • Thunai ezhuthu, or Thunnaiezhuthu
  • Vakkiyangalin saalai
  • Maraikkapatta India
  • Vasaga Parvam
  • Kafka ezhuthatha kaditham

Indiya Vaanam

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Iyal Award:

  • In 2011, he received the Iyal Award from The Tamil Lierary Garden, Canada for his contributions to the Tamil Literature.

Wisdom Award:

  • He received 2010 Wisdom International award.

Tamil sangam Award:

  • He received 2010 Tamil Sagam Award.

Tagore Literature Award:

  • He received 2010 Tagore Literature Award from Samsung institutes along with Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters.He is the first Tamil writer getting this award.

About Tagore Literature Award: The Sahitya Akademi will be responsible for selecting the winners for this Award. The Tagore Literature Awards will recognise the best of literary contributions in 24 different Indian languages every year. The Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held every year, coinciding with Tagore’s birth day. Among the many important awards won by him are Tagore Litearay Award for his novel Yamam.

Sangeetha Nataka Academy Award for Best Young playwright, Iyal Award from Canada, Award for Best Novel from Government of Tamilnadu,
Award of Literary Thoughts,
CKK Literary Award

, Best Novel Award of Progressive Writers’ Union,

Jnanavaani Award and Young Achiever Award.
Salem Tamil Sangam award and also the winner of Kannadasn Award.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ramakrishnan, S. "S. Ramakrishnan Autobiographical note". www.sramakrishnan.com (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 16 January 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Viswanathan, S (12 March 2005). "A writer in his world". Frontline. The Hindu Group. Retrieved 29 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Kolappan, B (17 January 2009). "Tamil writers' entry into films, a 'healthy trend'". The Hindu. The Hindu Group. Retrieved 29 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Serious writers and Kollywood". www.indiaglitz.com. 11 February 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2010. 

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