Punathil Kunjabdulla

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Punathil Kunjabdulla (1940 – 27 October 2017) was a well-known Indian Malayalam language novelist and poet from Kerala state, South India. He was a medical doctor by profession. Kunjabdulla was a modernist in Malayalam literature.[1][2] His novel Smarakasilakal (Memorial Stones) won the Kendra Sahithya Academy Award (Malayalam) in 1980.[3]

Kunjabdulla died at the age of 75 on 27 October 2017 of bladder cancer.[4]

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  1. Rajan, P. K. (1989). The Growth of the Novel in India, 1950–1980. Abhinav Publications. ISBN 81-7017-259-4.
  2. Natarajan, Nalini (1996). The Handbook of twentieth-century literatures of India. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-313-28778-3.
  3. "Awards & Fellowships-Akademi Awards". Archived from the original on 2009-08-28. Retrieved 2017-10-27.
  4. Writer Punathil Kunjabdulla passes away[permanent dead link]