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Gender MALE
Occupation EDITOR
Introduction I write poetry in Malayalam,criticism in Malyalam and English, have around 60 books, 21 of them collections of own poetry and 17 collections of my translations of poetry from world over into Malayalam. I have two books of drama and the rest are works of social and literary criticism.I am also an activist in a limited way in the areas of environment, secular culture and human rights.I have also 24 books of my poems in translation in 14 languages including French, Italian , German, Hindi, Bengali and English.Wikepedia and google search will tell you more.
Interests Poetry, ficton, criticism, literary theory, painting, music, dance, theatre, cinema
Favorite Movies Bicycle Thieves, 8 1/2, Battleship Potemkin, Knife in the Water, Roshomon, Sacrifice, Weekend, Colours, Ulysses' Gaze, Goodbye Lenin, Pather Panchali, Agraharathil kazhuthai, Elippattaayam...
Favorite Music M.D.Ramanathan, Balamuralikrishna, Fayyaz Khan, Kumar Gandharv, Mallikarjun Mansur, Kishori Amonkar, Mozart, Mahalia Jackson, Ghulam Ali, Jim Reeves..
Favorite Books Karamazov Brothers, Zorba the Greek, Disgrace, Foucault's Pendulum, My father's Diary, A Sea of Poppies, Autumn of the Patriarch, The Feast f the Goat, Pedro Paramo, The White Castle, Extremely Large and Incredibly Close, Kafka on the Shore, Midnight's Children, The Complete Works of Pablo Neruda, Lorca, Cesar Vallejo, Paul Celan, Ceslaw Milosz, Yehuda Amichai, Tomas Transtromer, Rene Char, Bertolt Brecht...