Eminent Malayalam writer Punathil Kunjabdulla dies at 77
(8 months ago)
New Delhi , October 27 : A well-known Malayalam novelist and poet Punathil Kunjabdulla passed away on Friday at Kerala's Kozhikode. He was 77.
He had been reportedly suffering from an age-related illness.
A qualified doctor by profession, Kunjabdulla had been running a hospital in Vatakara, and was a modernist in the Malayalam literature.
His novel 'Smarakasilakal' (Memorial Stones) had won the Kendra Sahithya Academy Award (Malayalam) in 1980.