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Poomani (Writer) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 7, 2019

Short Biography

Poomani was born in 1947 in Andipatti, Theni in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Writer, Novelist, Author & Screenwriter.

Poomani Complete Bio & Career

Poomani got fascinated by the stories which he used to listen from his mother and other people in community. He was highly inspired by Ki. Rajanarayanan and decided to take up writing. He also got influenced by writings of legendary Malayalam novelist P. Kesavadev's novel Ayalkar. 
Some of his novels which were highly appreciated are Agnaadi, Vekkai, and Vaaikkal. He has also penned down some short stories such as Vayirugal, Reethi, and Norungalkal. He has also directed a Tamil film titled Karuvelam Pookka in the year 2000. The film was highly appreciated and earned him a lot of accolades. The 2019 Tamil film Asuran was also based on his novel Vekkai. This film too was highly appreciated. His book Vekkai was also translated in English as Heat in the year 2019 by Juggernaut Books. 

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Poomani Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born into a Tamil Hindu family.

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Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Andipatti, Kovilpatti
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading and Writing Books
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Karuvelam Pookkal (2000)
Best Movies Karuvelam Pookkal (2000)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Poomani

  • His novel Vekkai is considered as one of the greatest Tamil novel of the 20th century.
  • For his contribution to literature, he has been felicitated with the Vishnupuram Award in the year 2011.
  • In 2014, he was felicitated with the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Agnaadi.
  • His directorial debut Tamil film Karuvelam Pookkal was released by the National Film Development Corporation of India.