Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowships (List of Winners 1970-2018)

Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowships (List of Winners 1970-2018)
Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowships (List of Winners 1970-2018)
Kerala Sahitya Akademi, also known as Academy for Malayalam literature, is an autonomous body setup by the Government of Kerala to promote and foster the literature in Malayalam. The Akademi was formally inaugrated by the  Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, the former king of Travancore, in Thiruvananthapuram on 15 October 1956. It later shifted to its present location at Thrissur in 1957. It is known for three prestigious literary awards: Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards and Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowships. Each award carry a cash purse, a citation and a plaque.

Attoor Ravi Varma and K.N. Panicker are the latest recepients of this prestigious fellowship. They have been awarded Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowship 2017 for their outstanding contribution to the Malayalam Literature in 2018.

List of Kerala Sahitya Akademi Fellowship Winners


Year Winners
1970 K. P Kesava Menon
G. Sankara Kurup
1971 Puthezhethu Ramanmenon
1973 Prof. Joseph Mundasseri
Mathew. M. Kuzhiveli
1976 V.T. Bhattathirippad
Sooranadu Kunjanpillai
1979 N. Krishnapillai
N. Balamani Amma
1981 V. Unnikrishnan Nair
P. Kesavdev
Vyloppilli Sreedharamenon
Vaikkom Muhammed Basheer
N. Lalithambika Antherjanam
1983 Dr. R.E Asher
1985 Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
N.V. Krishna Warrier
1986 Kainikkara Kumarapillai
Vidwan T. M. Chummar
1989 Dr. K. M. George
Ponkunnam Varkey
M.P. Appan
C.N. Ahmmed Moulavi
1991 Sukumar Azhikode
1994 M.P.Sankunni Nair
1995 K. Surendran
1996 Prof. S. Guptan Nair
1997 V.K.N
Kovilan
1998 P. Bhaskaran
1999 Prof. O.N.V. Kurup
Dr. M. Leelavathi
2000 Thikodiyan
2001 O.V. Vijayan
2002 Kamala Suraiyya
2003 Dr. K. Ayyappa Paniker
2004 Sugathakumari
2005 M.T. Vasudevan Nair
2006 Akkitham Achuthan Nampoothiri
Pala Narayanan Nair
2007 Prof. M.K. Sanu
K.T Muhammed
2008 P. Govinda Pillai
Kakkanadan
2009 Puthusseri Ramachandran
Prof. M. Achuthan
2010 Prof. Vishnunarayanan Nampoothiri
Punathil Kunjabdulla
C. Radhakrishnan
K. Satchidanandan
2011 T. Padmanabhan
Anand
2012 M.P Veerendra Kumar
Sakaria
2013Yusafali Kecheri
N.S Madhavan
2014M. Thomas Matthew
Kavalam Narayana Panicker
2015Sara Joseph
U.A. Khader
2017Attoor Ravi Varma
K.N. Panicker