K. Ayyappa Paniker Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


K. Ayyappa Paniker

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BIRTHDAY 12 September, 1930
BIRTH PLACE Kavalam , Alappuzha , Kerala
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2017) 75 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Virgo
Last Updated on : September 12, 2017

Other Name: Ayyappa Paniker

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K. Ayyappa Paniker was 75 years, 11 months & 11 days old age.



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About   Edit

K. Ayyappa Paniker was born on 12-09-1930 in Alappuzha in the state of Kerala, India. He was an Indian Poet, Writer, Literary Critic, Academician, Scholar & Translator.

Career

Ayyappa Paniker’s lost his mother when he was just 12 years old. His stint with writing started when he was studying in high school. When he was 16, he published his first poem in Mathrubhoomi weekly. He completed his intermediate from Malabar Christian College in Kozhikode. He then obtained his graduate and post graduate degree from the University College in Thiruvananthpuram. Soon after completion of his graduation, he joined CMS College in Kottayam as a lecturer of English. He then also worked in University College and Mahatma Gandhi College. 
 
He worked as a professor in different colleges and finally retired as the director at the Institute of English from the University of Kerala. He has published more than 25 works including essays, translations, and poetry as well. Throughout his literal career, he has been felicitated with various awards including Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Kendra Sahitya Akademi, and Padma Shri Award. Some of his noted works include Ayyappapanikkarude Krithikal, Chintha, and Kurukshethram among others. 

Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2005 Literature & Education

Death Info

K. Ayyappa Paniker died on 23-08-2006 in Thiruvananthapuram in Indian state of Kerala.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH STATE DEATH COUNTRY
23 August, 2006 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala India


Family Relatives and Relation

He was born to E.Narayanan and M. Meenakshiamma.  Noted Malayalam writer Kavalam Narayana Panicker is his cousin.   



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