C. R. Omanakuttan

C.R. Omanakkuttan (born February 13, 1943) is an Indian writer, humorist and cultural activist from the state of Kerala. He was born in Kottayam district . Had his schooling at Nair Samajam High School, kottayam and his college studies at C.M.S. College, Kottayam, S.N.College, Kollam and S.B.College, Changanassery. He started as a journalist and worked in the magazines Cinema Masika, Prabhatham and Grandhalokam. Then he worked for four years in Department of Public Relations, Government of Kerala and after that joined as lecturer of Malayalam in The Majarajas College, Ernakulam and C.M.S College Kottayam. In addition to short stories and novels he has written satirical and biographical articles. He was awarded the 2010 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Humour for his book Sri Bhuthanathavilasam Nair Hotel.[1][2]

C. R. Omanakuttan
Born (1943-02-13) 13 February 1943 (age 80)
Kottayam, Kerala, India
ChildrenAmal Neerad, Mili

His son Amal Neerad is a prominent director in the Malayalam film industry.


  • Omanakkadhakal
  • Ezhavasivanum Varikkunthavum
  • Abhinava shakunthalam
  • Shavamtheenikal
  • Kumaru
  • Nanu
  • Kalpadu
  • Father Sergius
  • ThanneerThanneer
  • Bhranthante Diary
  • Chaplinum Basheerum Njanum
  • Niram Pidippikkatha Nerukal


  1. ^ "Sahitya Akademi fellowships, awards presented". thehindu.com. The Hindu. 13 February 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2016. humour: C.R. Omanakuttan (Sreebhoothavilasam Nair Hotel)
  2. ^ Sahithyakara Directory; Kerala Sahithya Academy,Thrissur