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Eminent Malayalam novelist and poet Punathil Kunjabdulla dies at 77

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 October 2017, 10:09 IST
(ANI)

A well-known Malayalam novelist and poet Punathil Kunjabdulla passed away on 27 October at Kerala's Kozhikode. He was 77.

He had been reportedly suffering from an age-related illness.

A qualified doctor by profession, Kunjabdulla had been running a hospital in Vatakara, and was a modernist in the Malayalam literature.

His novel 'Smarakasilakal' (Memorial Stones) had won the Kendra Sahithya Academy Award (Malayalam) in 1980.

-ANI

First published: 27 October 2017, 10:09 IST
 
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