Venu V. Desom

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VENU V. DESOM
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Born (1959) in
Desam, Aluva, Kerala
Spouse(s) Asha Venu
Children Rahul V Nair (s), Rohini (d)

Venu V. Desom (വേണു വി ദേശം ) born in May 1959 at Desom village, Aluva, Kerala, India) . He is a Malayalam poet.,[1] novelist, lyricist and translator . He was the first Malayalam poet to write gazals in Malayalam. Apart from original works many of which have received Awards, he has also translated different works of various classic writers into Malayalam, including those of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Schopenhauer, Leo Tolstoy, Khalil Gibran, Osho, Jiddu Krishnamurti, and Vladimir Korolenko.

Works[edit]

POETRY (കവിതകൾ):-

1) Nilaykkatha Kazhchakal (നിലയ്ക്കാത്ത കാഴ്ചകൾ) - 1991

2) Aadiroopangal (ആദിരൂപങ്ങൾ) - 1981,

3) Rathribhootham (രാത്രിഭൂതം) - 1983

4) Dhyani (ധ്യാനി)-2002

5) Mohaandhakaarasanchaari (മോഹാന്ധകാരസഞ്ചാരി) - 2011

NOVELS :-

1) Russian Christhu - Logos publishers - 2016 . A novel based on Dostoyevsky

2) Priyappetta Leo - Green books - 2016—A novel based on Leo Tolstoy

3) Three love affairs of Dostoyevsky ( പ്രണയ യാതനകൾ) . work yet not completed, but expected to publish in 2017

TRANSLATIONS :-

1) 14 works of Dostoyevsky include The raw youth, Idiot, Crime and punishment, Eternal Husband, Gentle Spirit, Dream of Ridiculous man

2) Memories of Anna Dostoyevsky ( അന്നയുടെ ഓർമ്മകൾ, അന്നയുടെ കുറിപ്പുകൾ )

3) Memories of Sophia Tolstoy ( to be published)

4) Mystic works of Tagore, Lalleshwari, Khalil Gibran, and Jnaneshwar

5) 3 works of Leo Tolstoy

LYRICIST:-

1) He wrote lyrics for the FIRST Malayalam gazal album " Pranamam" , sung by Umbayee - released in 1998

2) Also wrote lyrics for the film Capachino 2017, sung by P Jayahandran,

AWARDS :-

award by Desadwani

Kesari Award

Khazak Award

Won the award for complete contribution to Malayalam from Adwaithasram Centenary Committee (2014)

Prof Kaliyath Damodaran Puraskaram (2016)


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrating a celestial occasion". The Hindu. 14 October 2005. Retrieved 21 February 2011.