Balamani Amma Biography - Description
Dear readers, here we are offering Balamani Amma Biography PDF to all of you. Balamani Amma was a famous Indian poet who was born on 19 July 1909 in Punnayurkulam, Ponnani taluk, Malabar District, Madras Presidency, British India. She was born to Nalapat Kochukutti amma, and Chittanjoor Kunhunni Raja.
Balamani Amma is also known as Nalapat Balamani Amma. She got married to V. M. Nair. She has written a number of successful creations including Muthassi (1962), Mazhuvinte Katha (1966), Ambalathilekku (1967), Nagarathil (1968), Veyilaarumbol (1971), and Amruthamgamaya (1978).
She has not only written poetry but also pay a significant contribution to prose also. “Kooppukai” was the first poem of Balamani Amma that was published in 1930. She died on 29 September 2004 in Kochi, Kerala, India due to Alzheimer’s disease.
Balamani Amma Biography PDF in English
|Full Name||Nalapat Balamani Amma|
|Date of Birth||19 July 1909|
|Birth Place||Punnayurkulam, Ponnani taluk, Malabar District, Madras Presidency, British India|
|Died||29 September 2004 (aged 95) Kochi, Kerala, India|
|Parents||Nalapat Kochukutti amma, Chittanjoor Kunhunni Raja|
|Spouse||V. M. Nair (m. ?–1977)|
|Children||Kamala Surayya, Sulochana, Mohandas, Shyam Sunder|
|Grandchildren||Madhav Das Nalapat, Jayasurya Das, Chinnen Das|
Balamani Amma Poems List PDF
|3.||Sthree Hridayam (1939)|
|9.||Avar Paadunnu (1952)|
|14.||Mazhuvinte Katha (1966)|
|22.||To My Daughter (Malayalam)|
Awards and recognition of Balamani Amma
- Padma Bhushan, in 1987
- Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award for Muthassi (1963),
- Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for Muthassi (1965),
- Asan Prize (1989), Vallathol Award (1993),
- Lalithambika Antharjanam Award (1993),
- Saraswati Samman for Nivedyam (1995),
- Ezhuthachan Award (1995), and
- V. Krishna Warrier Award (1997).
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