Kerala Sahitya Akademi awards announced

Iyyankode Sreedharan, C R Omanakuttan, Lalitha Lenin, Jose Punnamparambil, P K Parakkadavu and Pooyappilli Thangappan have been selected for the lifetime achievement awards.

Published: 22nd February 2018 02:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd February 2018 02:14 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THRISSUR: Iyyankode Sreedharan, C R Omanakuttan, Lalitha Lenin, Jose Punnamparambil, P K Parakkadavu and Pooyappilli Thangappan have been selected for the Kerala Sahitya Akademi 2016 lifetime achievement awards, which were announced on Wednesday.

Other categories: Novel: T D Ramakrishnan (Suganthi Enna Aandal Devanayaki); poetry: Savithri Rajeevan (Ammaye Kulippikkumbol); drama: Dr Samkutty Pattamkari (Lalla); short story: S Hareesh (Adam); criticism: S Sudheesh (Ashan Kavitha - Sthree Purusha Samavakyangalile Kalapam); scholastic writing: Fr V P Joseph Valiyaveetil (Chavittunadaka Vijnanakosham); biography/autobiography: Dr Chanthuvila Murali (AKG: Oru Samagrajeevitham); travelogue: Dr Harikrishnan (Nilevazhikal); translation: C M Rajan (Pranayavum Mooladhanavum); and humour: Murali Thummarukudy (Chila Nattukaryangal).

Endowments: Sree Padmanabhaswamy Prize: C R Das (Makkachi Kathakal); I C Chacko Award: Dr P A Aboobacker (Vadakkan Malayalam); C B Kumar Award: Ravi Menon (Poornendumukhi); K R Namboodiri Award: Dr K P Sreedevi (Nirukhtamenna Vedangam); Kanakasree Award: Arya Gopi (Avasanathae Manushyan) and Rasmi Benoy; G N Pillai Award: C Ravichandran; Geetha Hiranyan Award: Sunil Upasana; Thunjan Smaraka Prabhanthamalsaram: Sister Anu David; and Kuttipuzha Award: Dr P Soman.

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