Pattukkottai Prabakar

Pattukkottai Prabakar is an Indian Tamil writer. He is a king of crime and thrill novels also a versatile writer. Apart from print media, he is also a small screen and silver screenwriter. Pattukkottai Prabakar was born to Shri. V. Radhakrishnan and Smt.R.Chandra on July 30, 1958. He completed his masters in economics in the renowned St.Joseph's college, Trichy. He pursued his career as an eminent writer.[1]

Pattukottai Prabakar(king of crime novels)
Native name
பட்டுக்கோட்டை பிரபாகர்  (Tamil)
Born (1958-07-30) July 30, 1958 (age 61)
Pattukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationTamil Novelist, Film script writer
GenreCrime, Detective
Notable worksBooks - Bharath Susila, Kanavugal ilavasam, Irandu vari kaviyam

Films - Samurai, Jeyam Kondan, Imaikka nodigal, Naan avan illai, Kandaen Kadhalai

Mega serials - Gopuram, Varam, Paramapadham
ParentsFather : Radhakrishnan
Mother : Chandra


His debut as an author was in 1977, when his work was published in Ananda Vikatan. So far he has penned 250+ short stories, 300+ novels, 85+ serial stories. More than 200 works has been published by several renowned publishers as special edition books. An exclusive monthly magazine named A novel time was publishing only his novels. His famous works are Bharath Susila Detective series. His versatility has taken his works to other languages too. His efficiency has been proved in publishing, when he ran ungal junior and ullasa oonjal monthly magazines for ten years. He has worked as assistant director and assisted in making scripts for 2 films with director Mr.K.Bhakyaraj (Avasara police-100, Pavunu pavunuthan) He has contributed towards the script and dialogues for up to 25 renowned Tamil films. He has also worked for Paramapadham, the first Tamil-language "mega-serial" telecasted on Doordarshan. He continued to contribute on small screen mega serials.

Notable worksEdit

The detective series Bharath and Susila is the most popular novels amongst his fans. He has written more than 15 novels with only dialogues and no narration, which turned out to be an exceptional attempt. His works like Maram and Kanavugal ilavasam are part of literature syllabus in private colleges and three M.Phil scholars have written a thesis on his writings. The most prestigious work of his is "Irandu vari kaviyam" a Thirukural book that explains each kural in two simple lines. It was one of the most critically acclaimed non fiction work of his. 7 of his short stories were telecasted as single episodes in Sun TV, directed by veteran director Mr.Balu Mahendra (Kathai Neram)


Kaappaan 2019 Tamil K. V. Anand
Imaikkaa Nodigal 2018 Tamil Ajay Gnanamuthu Screenplay and Dialogues
Kaaki Sattai 2015 Tamil Durai Senthilkumar Screenplay and Dialogues
Killadi 2015 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Vanthaan Vendraan 2011 Tamil R. Kannan Dialogues
Vaadaa 2010 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Maanja Velu 2010 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Kanden Kadhalai 2009 Tamil R. Kannan Dialogues
Naan avan illai 2 2009 Tamil Selva
Malai Malai 2009 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Jeyam Kondaan 2008 Tamil R. Kannan Dialogues
Sila Nerangalil 2008 Tamil Jeyaraj Dialogues
Singa Kutty 2008 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Nepali 2008 Tamil V Z durai Dialogues
Naan Avan Illai 2007 Tamil Selva Dialogues
Sabari 2007 Tamil Suresh Dialogues
Aai 2004 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Kadhal Dot Com 2004 Tamil Selvaraj Dialogues
Wrong number 2003 Kannada NS Shankar Story
Maaran 2002 Tamil Jawahar Dialogues
Bagavathi 2002 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Samurai 2002 Tamil Balaji sakthivel Dialogues
Chocolate 2001 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues
Priyamudan 1998 Tamil Vincent selva Dialogues
Rettai jadai vayasu 1997 Tamil Siva kumar Dialogues
Mahaprabhu 1996 Tamil A. Venkatesh Dialogues


Kathai Neram Tamil 7 short stories Sun TV
Kanavugal Ilavasam Tamil Social serial 18 Doordarshan
Paramapadham Tamil Mega serial 210 Doordarshan
Jeyipathu Nijam Tamil Thriller serial 60 Sun TV
Gopuram Tamil Mega serial 320 Sun TV
Varam Tamil Mega serial 260 Sun TV
Kalyanam Tamil Mega serial 150 Sun TV
Muga manasulu Telugu Mega serial


  1. ^ Chakravarthy, Pritham (2008). The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction. Chennai, India: Blaft Publications. p. 178. ISBN 978-81-906056-0-1.

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