P Narayana Kurup – The Famous and Great Malayalam Litterateur


Sri.P. Narayana Kurup

Sri. P. Narayana Kurup will be awarded the Amrita Keerti Puraskar for his meritorious contributions to spiritual and philosophical literature. Kurup is an award-winning poet and literary critic and is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Ollur Award. Upon receiving the award, the renowned poet said he did not consider it a mere literary award, but as a blessing for his soul from one of the greatest humanitarian leaders of our times.

P.Narayanakurup, Chairman of Sopanam Institute of performing arts, Thiruvananthapuram, a connoisseur and critic of the art of Kathakali, is a well known Malayalam poet. P.Narayana Kurup explains to the children themes like rural scenes, nature, environment, folklore, legends and even scientific advancement in an effortless and magical style. A popular writer in Malayalam, P.Narayana Kurup has several books to his credit. One of them is Theneechakkoodu, A collection of fifty-one poems, the volume introduces to children various themes in a captivating and lucid style. The narration in simple and attractive verse easily catches the imagination of young minds enriching their knowledge