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Advertising Enquiries. Ramakrishna Iyer , better known by his nom de plume , Malayattoor Ramakrishnan 27 May — 27 December , was an Indian writer of Malayalam literature , cartoonist, lawyer, judicial magistrate , and Indian Administrative Service IAS officer.
He was also a recipient of the Vayalar Award in Malayattoor Ramakrishnan was born K. Viswanatha Swami, a government official, and his wife, Janaki Ammal, as one of their six children. His schooling was at various schools in Kerala, traveling with his father whose work carried him to many places in the state and he started his college education at Union Christian College, Aluva where he had the opportunity to study under the known critic, Kuttipuzha Krishna Pillai. It was during this period, he participated in the Indian independence movement for which he was incarcerated for a week.
Later, he graduated from the University College Thiruvananthapuram and worked as a tutor at his alma mater, Union Christian College, Aluva , for a while. Later, Ramakrishnan studied law and earned his degree in law to start practicing as a lawyer but moved to Mumbai to join Free Press Journal as an assistant editor where he worked along T. Subsequently, he returned to Mumbai for another stint as the sub editor of Free Press Journal when he started writing short articles in their evening bulletin but the stay in Mumbai was again short as he went back to Kerala.
Soon, he passed the Municipal Commissioner's examination but could not get a job due to his leaning towards the leftist ideology. However, he passed the Sub-magistrate's examination with a first rank to join the legal services and while working as a sub magistrate, he passed the civil services examination to join the Indian Administrative Service in He served in various positions during administrative service career until he resigned from service to concentrate on writing.
Ramakrishnan was married to Krishnaveni, the marriage taking place in He died on December 27, at Thiruvananthapuram , at the age of 70, survived by his wife and two children. His wife outlived him for two more years and died in Besides his administrative career, Ramakrishnan's contributions cover the fields of journalism, literature, cartoons and films.
His literary career started with detective fiction when he wrote a crime novel, Raathri. He also translated a few Sherlock Holmes novels as well as Dracula into Malayalam, his was the first Malayalam translation of Bram Stoker 's novel. Malayattoor Ramakrishnan wrote the award winning novel, Verukal Roots in , a semi-autobiographical work which tells the story of a family of Tamil speaking Iyers who settled in Kerala.
Abdulla and published by Orient Longman. In , he resigned from the Indian Administrative Service to concentrate more on writing and it was during the period from to that his more famous works, viz. Ramakrishnan entered the film industry in with Lakshaprabhu , a P. Bhaskaran film, for which he provided the story, screenplay and dialogues.
Joseph which was based on his own story and he himself wrote the screenplay and dialogues for the film. Kerala Sahitya Akademi selected Verukal for their annual award for novels in Devan , the noted painter and sculptor, was one among the many recipients of the Malayattoor Painting and Sculpture Award   while Prabha Varma , T.
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യക്ഷി | Yakshi
Yakshi is a Malayalam novel written by Malayattoor Ramakrishnan in He meets a beautiful woman who is willing to accept him despite his disfigurement. But after a while, Srinivasan has doubts about the identity of this woman; he doubts that this woman is human. The novel was adapted into a film with same name starring Sathyan in