T. V. Kochubava

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T. V. Kochubava (1955–1999) was a Malayalam–language novelist and short story writer from Kerala state, South India.

Biography[edit]

Kochubava was born in 1955 in Kattoor village in Thrissur district of Kerala. One of the most popular modernist writers of Malayalam, he has authored 23 books, including novels, collections of short stories and translations. He received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 1996 for the novel Vridhasadanam. He died on November 25, 1999 at a private hospital in Kozhikode following a heart attack. He was 44 and is survived by his son and daughter.[1] His wife Seenath died in a road accident on October 20, 2016. The T. V. Kochubava Literary Award is instituted in his memory and is given annually to outstanding writers in Malayalam.

Works[edit]

  • Onnangane onningane
  • Veedippol Nishabdamanu
  • Bhoomi Sastram
  • Prachchannam
  • Avatarika Bhoopatangalkku
  • Villanmar Samsarikkumpol
  • Prarthanakalode Nilkkunnu
  • Kathayum Jivitavum Onnayi Theerunnathineppatti
  • Vridhasadanam
  • Jalamalika
  • Perumkaliyattam
  • Virunnumeshayilekku Nilavilikalode
  • Soochikkuzhayiloode Oru Yacoob
  • Upajanmam
  • T. V. Kochubavayude Novellakal

Awards[edit]

  • 1989: Ankanam Award
  • SBT Award for Katha (Selected stories)
  • 1995: Cherukad Award for Vridhasadanam
  • 1996: Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Vridhasadanam
  • 1997: Thoppil Ravi Award for Upajanmam (Novel)
  • 1997: V. P. Sivakumar Keli Award for Jalamalika (Short story)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malayalam author dead". The Tribune. November 26, 1999. Retrieved April 11, 2014.

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