S. Ramesan Nair

S. Ramesan Nair[1] is an Indian poet and lyricist.[2] He has written lyrics for more than 450 songs for the Malayalam film industry, from 1985 onwards.[3] He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award.[4]

Sahithya Academy Award

S. Ramesan Nair
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Born (1948-05-03) 3 May 1948 (age 72)
Kumarapuram, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationWriter, author, poet, songwriter
LanguageMalayalam
Period1965-present
GenrePoet and Lyricist
Notable awardsSahitya Academy Award 2018
Years active1985-Present
SpouseP. Rema
RelativesManu Ramesan (son)

Early lifeEdit

Nair was born on 3 May 1948 in a village named Kumarapuram in the present-day Kanyakumari district,in Tamil Nadu, as the son of late Shadananan Thampi and late Parvathi Amma. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics in 1966 and later completed his post graduation in Malayalam Literature in 1972. He started working with All India Radio as an editor in 1975 and later resigned from there.

Career in Malayalam LiteratureEdit

He achieved wide appreciations as a poet through works like Sooryahridayam, before starting his accomplished career as film lyricist in 1985 by penning songs for the movie Pathamudayam.

FilmographyEdit

Awards and HonorsEdit

He was awarded the Vennikkulam Smaraka Award instituted by the Thadiyoor Dakshina Samskarika Vedhi.[5]

Nair was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2018 for the work Guru Pournami.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://sramesannair.com
  2. ^ http://www.mathrubhumi.com/movies/interview/345094/
  3. ^ S. Ramesan Nair | Lyricists | Indian Lyricists | Lyricists Biography
  4. ^ Kolappan, B. (8 December 2018). "Tamil Nadu-born writer wins Sahitya Akademi Award for Malayalam work". Chennai: The Hindu. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Vennikkulam award for Ramesan Nair". The Hindu. 2 October 2007. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  6. ^ Kolappan, B. (8 December 2018). "Tamil Nadu-born writer wins Sahitya Akademi Award for Malayalam work". Chennai: The Hindu. Retrieved 1 April 2019.