M N Paloor gets Kendra Sahitya Akademi award
Famous Poet Paloor Madhavan Namboothiri, better known as M N Paloor, has bagged the Kendra Sahitya Akademi award for his autobiography Kadhayillathavante Kadha.
Later, he mastered Kathakali under Ravunni Menon and Vazhenkada Kunju Nair. Paloor had served the Indian Airlines in Mumbai and resigned as Senior operator of Ground Supporting Division in 1990. In 2009, he was awarded with Asan Smaraka Award.
His first Collection of poems was Pedithondan (1962). His other major works include Theerthayatra, Bhangiyum Abhangiyum, Sangama Sangeetham, Pachamanga, Sarga Dhara, and Kalikalam.