At Work...
With artist Namboodiri at the location of Aravindan's film 'Oridath'
With Thakazhi in Lakshadweep
Award from Malayali club at Chennai
Onam Sadya at Zurich, Switzerland
With Sukumar Azhikode, P.V. Krishnan Nair and K.B. Sreedevi
With Tamil Writer Asokamitran at Chennai
Kovilan speaking at a meeting
Nedumudi Venu and Director Venu Nair on the sets of "Doothu"
Kaladharan, Mohanavarma and R.R. Nair at Sreekovil
With M.V Devan, who designed Sree Kovil - Sethu's home
Felicitating MT on the Jnanpeeth award at Koodalloor
With Punathil and Akbar at Sree Kovil
Chippy in the film 'Poothiruvathira Ravil', based on  the novel
-Nangal Adimakal
Ankanam award function at his residence
At the Fokana literary conference in U.S. along with N.S.Madhavan
and Sukumar
With Shri. K.M.Mathew, Chief Editor, Malayala Manorama
With Punathil
M.Krishnan Nair speaking at a symposium. Also seen are
Padmarajan, Narendraprasad and V.B.C.Nair
As a member of the Exe. Committee of the Kerala Sahitya Academy
At a literary conference in Germany with Mr. M.A.Baby, present
Education Minister and Mr. T.P.Sreenivasan, then Ambassador to Austria.
At the Kerala State Film Awards function -  1999
Speaking at the inaugural function of DALA Keralotsavam at Dubai
Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair anusmaranam at Kalamandalam
With Kovilan at his residence
With Kakkanadan and Chullikkad at Basheer anusmaranam
A book release in Dubai
On a train journey with Mukundan...
Lighting the traditional lamp at Akshareeyam ceremony along with Akkitham, Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair and Namboodiri.
At the 2008 Kendra Sahitya Academy award function in Delhi
Receiving the award
at the reception
A line-up of the awardees
A sarga sangamam at Thunchan festival
With MT and Mukundan at Thunchanparambu
Speaking at the Sahitya Vedi, Chicago
From the serial Sethuvinte Kathakal telecast by Doordarshan
Jagannathan in "Guru"
A scene from "Oru sradhathinte Ormakku"
With Ashish Avikunthak, Director of Nirakar Chhaya, a Bengali film
based on Pandavapuram, at the Yale University Art Gallery
Stills from Nirakar Chhaya
With Mukundan, Manarcaud Mathew and K.M.Tharakan in Mahe
With Kunjunni mash
With Azhikode and Mukundan
Azhikode, M.T. and Ravi DC.
Nambadan Mash felicitating  on winning the Akademi award - Also seen are
Dr.C.K.Ravi,Asokan Charuvil and U.K.Kumaran.
inauguration of the Deviprasadam awards function at the
Olappamanna Mana
As a member of the Malayalam Advisory Committee of Kendra Sahitya
With writers T.N.Prakash and Vaisakhan
Writer George Joseph K. interviewing him at Sreekovil
With Prema Jayakumar, who had translated
Niyogam (The Wind from the Hills) at the
Vodafone Crossword award function in Mumbai
Shortlisted  awardees  of  English translation of Regional literature at the
Vodafone Crossword function in Mumbai
With Prema Jayakumar, who had translated Niyogam, at
the Vodafone Crossword award function  in Mumbai
Releasing the Malayalam translation of the book  'Ka'  by the
Italian writer Roberto Calasso. Mr. Calasso was also present
on the occasion
With T. Padmanabhan at a function
Release of Pennakangal at the DC Book Festival at Thrissur and the Sharjah International Book Fair
With Akkitham
With M.A.Baby, Cultural Affairs Minister, at a function at
the Pattanam excavation site
Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Poduval anusmaranam at Edappally
With Anand at a function
A discussion on 'Marupiravi' with Dr. Thomas Isaac at Sreekovil
Photo : Razak Kottakkal
Members of the Malayalam Advisory Board of Kendra Sahitya Akademi
With Adoor at a function  
Novelist Balakrishnan at Sreekovil
P.Surendran and T.D.Ramakrishnan at a meeting in Manjeri
With Shri. Mohankumar, Ambassador and other guests and
organisers at the the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award
Replying to the felicitations at Bahrain  
With Dr. Chandrasekhara Kambar, Jnanpeeth awardee at Montreal in
Speaking at the Carleton, British Columbia and Kwantlen Universities  in Ottawa and Vancouver, Canada, as a member of the
delegation of writers participating the Indian Writers Festival.
Reading excerpts from the novel Pandavapuram, in Malayalam and English
Handing over a copy of the novel Marupiravi to Eliahu
Bezallel of Israel whose experiences appear in the novel.
With the writers at Niagara falls
Smt. Sobha Rajagopalan, President, Kerala
Cultural Assn,Vancouver  greeting Sethu
Dr. A.P.Sukumar interviewing for a TV
Channel at the Vancouver Public Library
Patrons waiting for entry to the
Vancouver Public Library
With Dr. Thomas Isaac at the Paliam High School, Chendamangalam
At the Chendamangalam Synagogue
With ONV Kurup at the  NBT Thiruvanthapuram Book Fair
Back to the library where he had his first feel of books
Inaugurating the Founder's Day Celebrations at the Kottakkal
Arya Vaidya Sala
Minnie Vaid, Writer & Documentary Film maker, handing
over a copy of her book on Dr. Binayak Sen at Sreekovil
Speaking in the Thrissur Souhrudavedi Pratibha Sanghamam at
Doha, Qatar
Speaking at  Olappamanna mana after receiving the
Deviprasadam award for literature
At the Thakazhi Smarakam at
O V Vijayan anusmaranam - at the Thassarack njattupura
with U.K.Kumaran and P.K.Parakkadavu
Receiving the Manappuram award from Shri. Vayalar Ravi
Artist Bose Krishnamachari at Sreekovil
T.J.S.George and Sahadevan at Sreekovil
Shri. Sashi Tharoor, Hon'ble Minister for HRD, Govt. of India,
presenting the Thiruvananthapuram Pusthakamela award for
A new edition of 'Pandavapuram' in English was released at the
Sharjah Book Fair 2012. by the Pakistani novelist Mr. H.M.Naqvi.
Here Naqvi, who had won the DSC Prize for South Asian
Literature 2011, is seen reading from the novel.
With Arundhati Roy at the Sharjah Book Fair
Naqvi in the National Book Trust stall
In discussion with the Turkish Book Fair authorities at Istanbul
In front of the 'Museum of Innocence' set up by Orhan Pamuk
in Istanbul
Lighting the lamp at the inauguration of the New Delhi World
Book Fair 2013 alongwith Dr. Karan Singh and Shri. Shashi
Tharoor, Hon'ble Minister (HRD)
Speaking at the inaugural of the New Delhi World Book Fair 2013
Dr J. Bhagwati, Hon'ble High Commissioner visited the
Indian Pavilion at the London Book Fair 2013.
Madam Park Geun-hye, Hon'ble President of South Korea visited
the Indian Pavilion at the Seoul Book Fair 2013, where India had
participated as the Guest of Honour country.
Indian Pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013 put up by
Jeet Thayyil at the Indian Pavilion at Frankfurt Book Fair
Opening the Indo-Brazilian Networking event at the
Frankfurt Book Fair
Welcoming the dignitaries at the inaugural of the New
Delhi World Book Fair 2014
Shri. Pranab Mukherjee, Hon'ble President of India inaugurating the New Delhi World Book Fair 2014
'During the Journey & Other Stories(my stories in English) released by
Pavan K. Varma
With Pavan Varma at the book release
Felicitation by Dr. G.V.G.Krishnamurthy on the Afro Asian Book
Development Council award of excellence.
Welcoming Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Hon'ble Minister
Shri. M.P.Veerendra Kumar releasing the collection of stories A GUEST FOR
ARUNDHATHI & OTHER STORIES at the Sharjah Book Fair 2014
'A Guest for Arundhathi & Other Stories' being released by Shri.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan. Also seen are T.P.Sreenivasan and
K.Kunhikrishnan, Translator
Welcoming the audience at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2015
Inaugural stage at Hamswadhwani Theatre, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
                             A view of the audience
At the Closing ceremony
Mahesh Bhat at the Book Fair
Cricketer Virender Sehwag at the Fair Office
Janu Baruah, Film Director, at the Fair
Line-up of the awardees
Prof. Didier Coste at NBT Book Shop, New Delhi
Justice Krishna Iyer inaugurating NBT Book Promotion Centre, Kochi
At the  Kochi-Muziris Biennale with Bose Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu
Dr.Harish Khare launching 'A Guest for Arundhati' at NDWBF 2015
V.P.Tiwari, Kendra Sahitya Akademi President at Tvm. Book Fair
With Dr. Karan Singh
Speaking at the Translation Seminar at the NDWBF.
At the release of C.P.Surendran's Hadal at Kochi. Also seen is Geethu
At a meeting with Swami Sandeepananda Giri and N.S.Madhavan
With Sanu Mash and Chemmanam Chacko at a function
With Kunhabdulla in 2016
With Gulzar at his home in Mumbai
With Metropolitan Bishop Mar Chrysostom and Director Blessy at a
shoot of the documentary on the Bishop
With the German publisher Christian Weiss, Jose Punnamparambil and
K. Jayakumar at the book release
Sudershan Shetty, Curator, Kochi Muziris Biennale releasing the THE
SAGA OF MUZIRIS at the Biennale 2017. Also seen are Eliahu Bezallel,
Nirmalkanti Bhattacharya, Prema Jayakumar & other dignitaries
Shashi Tharoor releasing ALIYAH at a function in Kochi. Also seen are Prof. Scaria
Zachariah, Ravi DC and Catherine Thankamma, Translator
At the Malayalam University Sahiti function with K.Jayakumar,
Vice-Chancellor  and Sheeba Ameer, Solace
From the location of the film Jalasamadhi, scripted by me.
With Venu Nair, Director and  M.S.Baskar
With the reputed Tamil actor M.S.Baskar who played the main role of
With Likha Rajan, who acted as Nivedita in Jalasamadhi
My books neatly exhibited at the Austen University Library in Texas
Release of Changampuzha Park by N.S.Madhavan. Also seen are Ravi
Kuttikkat, Mohana Varma, George Joseph and Santhosh Echikkanam.
Poster of Changampuzha Park  short film produced by Sargavedi,
San Francisco.
At the Pooja Ceremony of the film 'Bhooptathil Illatha Oridam' based on my
story 'Desathinte Vijayam'. Director Joe Chalissery, Iniya, Rajashree Nair, Sibi
Malayil and Producer David Kachappilly are in the photo.
A poster of  short film 'Changampuzha Park' produced by
Sargavedi, San Fransisco and directed by Vinod Menon
Speaking on the 50th year of Khasainte Ithihasam at the Singapore
Malayalee Literary Forum