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Selected Reading
Parinayam
Perumthachan
Perumthachan
Perumthachan
Vadakkan Veera Gadha
Vadakkan Veera Gadha





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MT Vasudevan Nair
MT Vasudevan Nair, the brilliant malayalam writer was born on July 15 1933 in a small village called Kudalloor in North Kerala. After Completing his primary education he joined Victoria College in Palghat where is subsequently graduated with a bachelors degree in chemistry. He later embraced the profession of Teaching. He went on to become a writer, director and editor.

MT's best works are his short stories. He is considered as one of the best short story writers in Indian literature. Many of his short stories were made into feature films with his own screen play. MT himself has directed many of them. Some of his famous short stories are:
Vanaprastham
OppolOlavum Theeravum
Kuttyedathy
Iruttinte Aatmavu
Akkaldaamayil Pookkal Vidarumbol
Ninte Ormakku

MT's screen plays are considered superior for it's techniques, realism, story telling and dialogues. Some of his famous films are:
Nirmalyam
Kadavu
Oru vadakkan veera gaadha
Vaisali
Sadhayam
Parinayam
Sukritham
Perundachan
Panjagni
Nagakshathathangal
Oppol

Randamoozham, his masterpiece novel, is one of the finest literary works in malayalam. It is the story of Mahabharatha with Bheeman as the central character. Some of his popular novels are:
Randaam Oozhzam
Manjue
Naalu Kettu
Kaalam
Asuravitthu
Vilaapam

MT has won many awards and laurels including Kerala Sahitya Acadamy Award, Kendra Sahithya Acadamy Award, Vayalar Award, Odakkuzhal Award,and the prestigious Jnanapeedom award in 1996.


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