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  1. Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai (17 April 1912 – 10 April 1999), popularly known as Thakazhi after his place of birth, was an Indian novelist and short story writer of Malayalam literature . He wrote over 30 novels and novellas and over 600 short stories focusing on the lives of the oppressed classes.

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  2. Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai (1912-1999) was a renowned Indian novelist and short story writer from Kerala, known for his vivid portrayal of the lives and struggles of the people of his home state. His most famous work, “Chemmeen”, is considered a classic of Indian literature.

  3. Books by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Average rating 4.00 · 5,037 ratings · 356 reviews · shelved 16,913 times Showing 30 distinct works.

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  5. Chemmeen (Malayalam: ചെമ്മീൻ, cemmīn [t͡ʃemmiːn], lit. prawn) is a Malayalam novel written by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai in 1956. Chemmeen tells the story of the relationship between Karuthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, and Pareekutti, the son of a Muslim fish wholesaler.

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  6. Apr 10, 1999 · April 17, 1912. Died. April 10, 1999. Genre. Literature & Fiction. edit data. Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai (Malayalam: തകഴി ശിവശങ്കര പിള്ള) (17 April 1912 - 10 April 1999) was a novelist and short story writer of Malayalam language. He is popularly known as Thakazhi, after his place of birth. He focused on the ...

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    • April 10, 1999
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  7. Thakazhi, a little village some ten miles south of Alleppey in. the State of Kerala. Like so many celebrated writers, poets and. musicians of South India, Sivasankara Pillai is known by the. name of the village he comes from, Thakazhi. His father, a farmer by profession, was a gentleman and a scholar, and a. connoisseur of Kathakali.

  8. Mar 22, 2015 · T. S Pillai's masterpiece "Chemmeen" is a mesmerising seaside story. "Chemmeen" is a realistic fictional tragedy which focuses on the lifestyle of early fishermen folk in Kerala, the southern part of India. Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai's "Chemmeen" is the first Malayalam novel to win Sahitya Akademi award.

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