Vayalar Award (List of Winners 1977-2018)

Vayalar Ramavarma
The Vayalar Award is a literary award given by Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Trust for outstanding literary work in Malayalam. It was instituted in the memory of the Malayali poet Vayalar Ramavarma in 1977. It is presented each year on October 27 to mark the death anniversary of Vayalar Ramavarma. The award comprises a monetary prize of Re. 100000, a silver plate, and a certificate. In 1977, Lalithambika Antharjanam won the prestigious award for her work Agnisakshi. In 2018. K.V. Mohan Kumar won the award for his work Ushnarashi.


YearAwardeeWork/s
1977Lalithambika AntharjanamAgnisakshi
1978P. K. BalakrishnanIni Njan Urangatte
1979Malayattoor RamakrishnanYanthram
1980Thakazhi Sivasankara PillaiKayar
1981Vyloppilli Sreedhara MenonMakarakoithu
1982O. N. V. KurupUppu
1983Vilasini (M. K. Menon)Avakasikal
1984SugathakumariAmbalamani
1985M. T. Vasudevan NairRandamoozham
1986N. N. KakkaduSaphalameeyathra
1987N. Krishna PillaiPrathipathram Bhashanabhedam
1988Thirunalloor KarunakaranThirunalloor Karunakarante Kavithakal
1989Sukumar AzhikodeThathwamasi
1990C. RadhakrishnanMunpe Parakkunna Pakshikal
1991O. V. VijayanGurusagaram
1992M. K. SanuChangambuzha: Nakshathrangalude Snehabhajanam
1993AnandMarubhoomikal Undakunnathu
1994K. SurendranGuru
1995ThikkodiyanArangu Kanatha Nadan
1996Perumbadavam SreedharanOru Sankeerthanam Pole
1997Madhavikutty (Kamala Surayya)Neermathalam Pootha Kalam
1998S. Guptan NairSrishtiyum Srishtavum
1999KovilanThattakam
2000T. PadmanabhanPuzha Kadannu Marangalude Idayilekku
2001M. V. DevanDevaspandanam
2002K. AyyappapanickerAyyappapanickerude Krithikal
2003M. MukundanKesavante Vilapangal
2004Sarah JosephAlahayude Penmakkal
2005K. SatchidanandanSakshyangal
2006SethuAdayalangal
2007M. LeelavathyAppuvinte Anweshanam
2008M. P. Veerendra KumarHaimavathabhuvil
2009M. Thomas MathewMarar: Lavanyanubhavathinte Yuktishilpam
2010Vishnunarayanan NamboothiriCharulatha
2011K. P. RamanunniJeevithathinte Pusthakam
2012AkkithamAnthimahakalam
2013Prabha VarmaShyama Madhavam
2014K. R. MeeraAarachaar
2015Subhash ChandranManushyanu Oru Aamukham
2016U. K. KumaranThakshankunnu Swaroopam
2017T. D. RamakrishnanSugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki
2018K.V. Mohan KumarUshnarashi