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Nalini Bekal

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Occupation  Malayalam writer
Spouse  Paipra Radhakrishnan
Education  B.A.

Nationality  Indian
Language  Malayalam
Name  Nalini Bekal
Nalini Bekal
Born  Nalini 15 October 1954 (age 61) Bekal, Kasaragod (1954-10-15)
Notable works  Muchilottamma,Ottakkolam,

Nalini Bekal (born 15 October 1954) is a Malayalam novelist and short story writer. She has written many novels and short stories, and won many awards including the Mathrubhumi Novel Award (1977), Edasseri Award (1987), SBI Award (1992), and Kerala Sahitya Academy Fellowship.

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Personal life

Nalini was born in Bekal village in Kasaragod District of Kerala State. Nalini's husband Paipra Radhakrishnan is a famous writer, columnist and critic in the Malayalam language. They have two daughters, Dr. Anuradha (Ayurveda Medical Officer) and Anuja Akathoottu.

Works

Novels
  • Thuruth (1977)
  • Hamsaganam (1982)
  • Krishna (1985)
  • Muchilottamma (1987)
  • Kanwatheertha (1988)
  • Shilavanangal (1993)
  • Short story collections
  • Ottakkolam (1993)
  • Awards and recognitions

    Literary awards
  • 1977: Mathrubhumi Novel Award for Thruthu
  • 1987: Edasseri Award for Mutchilottamma
  • 1992: SBI Award for Mutchilottamma
  • Fellowships
  • 1995: Kerala Sahithya Academy Fellowship
  • References

    Nalini Bekal Wikipedia


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