Balakumaran - The noted writer (Ezhuthu sithar )

This page gives information about the notable writer Balakumaran.

Career of Tamil Writer Balakumaran

V.Balakumaran is a famous Tamil writer and he has authored over 150 novels and 100 short stories. He was born on 5th July 1946 and fondly called as Ezhuthu sithar by his fans. He is a disciple of sri yogi ram surath kumar.

He has also contributed to more than 15 films by way of screenplay making and dialogue writing. His skills in crafting the dialogue for any conceivable character are noteworthy in Kollywood. His work towards the films Nayakan, Guna, Kadhalan was well appreciated by the film critics.

Apart from this he has also contributed to Tamil periodicals such as Kumudam, Kalki and Ananda Vikatan. His writings are noted for a distinct philosophical and religious tone. In his many novels he shows immense interest in enlightenment.

List of few novels written by Balakumaran

Mercury pookkal
Irumbhu kudhiraigals
Endrenrum anbudan
Pani vizhum malar vanam
Meettatha Veenai
Vetrilai Kodi
Manja Kaani
Karnanin Kathai
KatruKondal Kutramillai
En Manathu Thamaraipu
Kalyana Murungai
Peria Purana Kathaiga

Various awards won by Tamil Writer V.Balakumaran

1. Balakumaran has won the following Literary Awards
Irumbu Kudhiraigal - Raja Sir Annamalai Chettiyar Trust Award
Mercury Pookal - Illakkiya Sindhanai Awards
Adarpalam - State Award (II Prize)(Short Story)
Sugajeevanam - State Award (I Prize) (short story)

2. Balakumaran has won the following Cinema Awards
Guna - Cinema Express Award
Kaadalan - State Award (Best dialogue Writer)

3. Balakumaran was honoured with "Sindhanai Chemmal" title from Lions Club Madras

Address of Tamil Writer Balakumaran

17/4 Warren Road
Bakthavathsalam Salai,
Chennai 600 004.

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