Abhilash Sugunan Nair
Author, Editor and Marketing Student. Published a travelogue in Malayalam, describing his experiences during a trip to visit Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India and Father of Indian Missile Technology, called THALASTHANAM MUTHAL THALASTHANM VARE (From the Capital to The Capital) which has been released as two editions. Winner of the Literary Award (2004) given by Kerala State Council for Child Welfare. Published a short story collection viz KANNERTHULLIYUDE VYASAM (Diameter of a Tear-drop) in 2006 (Poorna Printing and Publishing House, Trivandrum) which was selected by Raja Ram Mohan Roy Foundation, Kolkata for distributing various libraries in India. One of the writers of the book KINAVUM KANNERUM (Dream and Tear) published by Kerala State Balasahithya Institute, combining the works of 25 budding writers in Kerala in 2005. Directed a documentary viz SHANKARA RAGAM (Raga of Lord Shankar) based on the life of Kunji Shankaran Bhagavathar, an eminent Karnatic Musician, who hasn't been recognised well. Founder of Ezhuthu monthly, a parallel literary magazine in Malayalam which had wide circulation in Trivandrum and Malabar regions.