Balamani Amma

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Who is Balamani Amma?

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Nalapat Balamani Amma was an Indian poet who wrote in Malayalam. Amma, Muthassi, and Mazhuvinte Katha were some of her well-known works.

Popular Book of Balamani Amma

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Balamani Amma’s most popular book is Mathruhridayam.

Collections of Poems

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Kudumbini (1936) Dharmamargathil (1938) Sthree Hridayam (1939) Prabhankuram (1942) Bhavanayil (1942) Oonjalinmel (1946)

Collections of Poems

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Kalikkotta (1949) Velichathil (1951) Avar Paadunnu (1952) Pranamam (1954) Lokantharangalil (1955) Sopanam (1958)

Collections of Poems

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Muthassi (1962) Mazhuvinte Katha (1966) Ambalathilekku (1967) Nagarathil (1968) Veyilaarumbol (1971) Amruthamgamaya (1978)

Collections of Poems

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Sandhya (1982) Nivedyam (1987) Mathruhridayam (1988) To My Daughter (Malayalam) Kulakkadavil Mahavira

First poem of Balamani Amma?

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Her first poem “Kooppukai” was published in 1930.

Balamani Amma – Wikipedia

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Nalapat Balamani Amma (19 July 1909 – 29 September 2004) was an Indian poet who wrote in Malayalam. 

Well Known Works

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Amma (Mother), Muthassi (Grandmother), and Mazhuvinte Katha (The story of the Axe) were some of her well-known works.

Balamani Amma Age

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Balamani Amma’s age at death was 95 years 

Balamani Amma DOB

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Date of Birth: 19 July 1909 – Balamani Amma was born on July 19 in 1909 in Nalapat,

Google Doodle

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Today’s #GoogleDoodle celebrates the 113th birthday of Amma, an Indian poet who received India’s highest literary award without any formal training.

Awards

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Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award for Muthassi (1963)

Balamani Amma Marriage Life

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Married to VM Nair at the age of 19, Nair was the MD and managing editor of the famous Malayalam newspaper Mathrubhumi.

Awards

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Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for Muthassi (1965),

Awards

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Asan Prize (1989),

Awards

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Vallathol Award (1993)

Awards

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Lalithambika Antharjanam Award  (1993)

Awards

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Saraswati Samman for Nivedyam  (1995)

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Ezhuthachan Award  (1995)

Legacy

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The Kochi International Book Festival Committee created the Balamani Amma Award, with a cash award for writers.

Awards

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N. V. Krishna Warrier Award  (1997)

Balamani Amma

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She died on 29-09-2004 in Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. She died at the age of 95.