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Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai-Malayalam Novelist & Short Story Writer of Kerala


Thakazhi sivasankara pillai is a malayalam novelist & short story writer born in thakazhi in the year 1912. Read more about thakazhi sivasankara pillai's famous works.

As the name indicates Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai was born in thakazhi, which is a place situated in Alleppey district of Kerala state, India. All people of Kerala are familiar with this name Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai. Remember that Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai was born on 17 April 1912. In Malayalam language which is used in Kerala state, India, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai was a famous short story writer as well as a novelist. Also note that Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai was known under the pen name thakazhi. Katha is the wife of Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai.

Some famous works of Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai


Some of the famous works of thakazhi include the following.
1.Kayar
2.Chemmeen
3.Enippadikal

Awards won by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai


It is important to note that Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai was given the jnanpith award in the year 1984. Do you know anything about jnanpith award? Jnanpith award is considered as the highest literary award in our country, India. Actually this award is given by the bharatiya jnanpith trust. Remember that this award was first instituted in the year 1961 but was first awarded in the year 1965. You must always remember the fact that thakazhi was given the jnanpith award for his great work 'kayar'. Another important point to remember is that the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award was given to thakazhi in the year 1958 for his great work chemmeen. Do you know the importance of Kendra Sahitya Academy Award? It should be noted that the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award was instituted in the year 1954 by the Sahitya academy. Here another interesting fact is that sahitya academy is considered as India's National Academy of Letters. Also note that this is considered as a literary award.

Thakazhi Museum


Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai passed in the year 1999. In order to honor the memory of thakazhi, the Sankaramangalam house where this famous writer lived was converted into a museum-cum-memorial hall. There is also a statue of Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai in this compound.


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