Sunday, May 31, 2009

Writer Kamala Surayya Death

Kamala Das funeral photos

writer Kamala Surayya, whose works in English and Malayalam commanded a wide readership, died at a hospital in Pune in the wee hours on Sunday.

Kerala-born Surayya, known as Kamala Das before she embraced Islam around 10 years back, before he embraced Islam around, breathing her last in the hospital in Pune jahangir, literary circles here said.

She was 75 and for some time had been kept neutral health. That his work has been translated in many Indian languages famous memoirs that "my story", are included.

Kamala easily written poems and short stories equal. In Malayalam, the short stories using the pen name of Madhavikutty written score.

Nair and VM management specialist Balamaniyamma famous poet's daughter, Kamala Nalappad in the family of Punnayurkkulam was born in Thrissur district. Her husband Madavdas, an RBI official, the predeceased.


Kamala Das has received many awards for her literary contribution. Some of them are

Asian Poetry Prize
Kent Award for English Writing from Asian Countries
Asan World Prize
Ezhuthachan Award
Sahitya Academy Award
Vayalar Award
Kerala Sahitya Academy Award

Kamala Das funeral photos

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