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Poem: Sooryakanthi by G Sankarakurup
Mampazham: Deepa recites 'Mandam mandam...'
Poovukal Thendum Poompaatta...! ORAAL KOODI KALLANAAYI (1964). (Prajeesh)
Mambazham: Jitha recites 'Mukhalil minnu...'
Mambazham 2: Sarmila recites 'Andhna...'
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Mambazham 5: Yadhunath recites 'Periyar...'
Mambazham 5: Lakshmisree recites 'Emma chimi chimi...'
Mambazham 5: Judges on Lakshmi's recital 'Emma chimi chimi...'
Mambazham 2: Jayalakshmi recites 'Ochayum annakavum...'
Mambazham 2: Ashwati recites 'Kathirikyum...'
Mandamandamen-[Kavitha] - Aduthaduthu (1984)
Mambazham: Judges comment on Athira's recitation
Mambazham 2: Judges comment on Ashwati's recital
Mampazham: Judges comment on Deepa's recital 'Mandam mandam...'
Mambazham 2: Judges comment on Jayalakshmi's recital
Mambazham 2: Judges comment on Sarmila's recital
Mambazham 5: Judges comment on Yadhunath's recital 'Periyar...'
Mambazham: Judges comment on Jitha's recitation
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G. Sankara Kurup
June 3, 1901
Nayathode, Kingdom of Cochin
February 2, 1978
Vappalassery, Angamaly, Ernakulam, Kerala
Teacher, Poet, Essayist, Translator, Lyricist, Member of Indian Parliament
G. Sankara Kurup, ( Malayalam: ജി.ശങ്കരകുറുപ്പ്, born June 3, 1901, Nayathode, Kingdom of Cochin (now in Ernakulam district, Kerala) - February 2, 1978, Vappalassery, Angamaly, Ernakulam district, Kerala), better known as Mahakavi G (The Great Poet G), was the first winner of the Jnanpith Award, India's highest literary award. [1 ] He won the prize in 1965 for his collection of poems in [2 ] Malayalam Odakkuzhal (The bamboo flute, 1950). With part of the prize money he established the literary award Odakkuzhal in 1968. He was also the recipient of the Soviet Land Nehru Award, in 1967, and the Padma Bhushan in 1968. His poetry collection Viswadarshanam won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 1961 and Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award in 1963.
After completing his education, Kurup worked as the Malayalam teacher in a secondary school in Thiruvillwamala in 1921. Later he became a teacher in the Government Secondary Teacher Training Institute near
Trichur. He worked as the Malayalam Pandit in Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, and retired as Professor of Malayalam from the College in 1956.
Kurup published his first poem, called
Salutation to Nature in 1918, while still a student. Apart from 25 collections of poetry, Kurup also wrote verse dramas and collections of literary essays—in all about 40 works in Malayalam. He also translated the (1932) of Rubáiyát Omar Khayyám, the Sanskrit poem Meghaduta (1944) of Kalidas, and the collection of poems Gitanjali (1959) of Rabindranath Tagore into Malayalam. Indeed, one often speaks of the influence of Tagore and Gandhi on the humanism and nationalism of Kurup. He has also been described as a “bard of science” who explores the role of science in achieving the human potential.
He also penned the lyrics for P.J.Cherian’s
Nirmala, (1948), the first Malayalam film to incorporate music and songs. Kurup also led an active public life as a member (1968–72) of Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament.
Sankara Warrier was his father and Vadakkani Lakshmikutty Amma was his mother. G's uncle was a good Sanskrit scholar and astrologer, who had a significant influence in shaping his literary life. In 1931 G married Subhadra Amma from an ancient Nair family - Purathu Veedu in Thiruvanchikulam, capital of the old Chera empire.
Suryakaanthi (Sunflower) (1933)
Nimisham (The Moment) (1945)
Odakkuzhal (Flute) (1950)
Padhikante Paattu (The Traveler's Song) (1955)
Vishwadarshanam (The Sight of the Universe) (1960)
Moonnaruviyum Oru Puzhayum (Three Streams and a River) (1963)
Jeevana Sangeetham (The Music of Life) (1964)
Sahithya Kauthukam (The Sweetness of Literature), in 3 Volumes (1968)
Gadhyopahaaram (Honouring with Prose) (1947)
Mutthum Chippiyum (Pearl and Oyster) (1958)
Ormayude Olangalil (In the Waves of Memory) (1978)
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