Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala


Odakkuzhal Award

An award institued in 1969 by renowned poet G. Sankara Kurup to commemorate the Jnanpith Award he had won. The award is given to literary works in Malayalam and the prize money is Rs. 10,000. 

Winners of Odakkuzhal Award (1968-2014)

 Year Work(s) Awardees
 1968  Narayaneeyam (Tamil Translation)   Balakavi Raman
 1969  Tulasidaasaramayanam  Vennikulam Gopalakurup
 1970  Khasakhinte Ithihasam  O.V. Vijayan
 1971  Vida   Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon
 1972  Theranjedutha Prabhandangal   N. Krishnapillai 
 1973  Nimishakshetram  Akkitham Achuthan Nampoothiri
 1974  Maranam Durbhalam  K. Surendran
 1975  Works of V. K. Govindan Nair   V. K Govindan Nair
 1976  Krishnathulasi   Nalankal Krishnapillai
 1977  Agnisakshi  Lalithambika Antarjanam 
 1978  Nadakeeyam  Kainikkara  Kumarapillai
 1979  Varnaraji  Dr. M. Leelavathy
 1980  Ottakambiyulla Tamburu   P. Bhaskaran
 1981  Avakashikal  Vilasini
 1982  Ambalamani  Sugathakumari
 1983  Mukahmevide?   Vishnunarayanan Nampoothiri
 1984  Saptaswaram  Prof. G. Kumarapillai 
 1985  Saphalameeyatra  N.N. Kakkad
 1986  Kalimuttam  Kadavanaadu Kuttikrishnan
 1987  Kecherippuzha   Yusaf Ali Kechery 
 1988  Nizhalana  Olappamanna
 1989  Chatravum Chamaravum  M.P. Sankunni Nair
 1990  Mrigaya  O.N.V. Kurup
 1991  Nishagandhi  P. Narayana Kurup
 1992  Arangukanatha Nadan   Thikoodiyan
 1993   Vanaprastham  M.T. Vasudevan Nair
 1994  Higuita  N.S. Madhavan
 1996  Govardanante Yatrakal  Anand
 1997  Athmavileeku Oru Theerthayatra   M.P. Veerendrakumar 
 1998  Paraga Koshangal  Asha Menon
 1999  Raindeer   Chandramathi
 2000  Selected Poems   Sachidanandan
 2001  Poems of Ayyappa Panicker  Ayyappa Panicker 
 2002  Enne Veruthe Vittalum  Mundoor Krishnankutty
 2003  Selected Stories   Sakaria
 2004  Chinese Market   P. Surendran 
 2005  Natyacharyante Jeevithamudrakal  Njayathu Balan & Kalamandalam Padmanabhan Nair
 2006  Theekadal Kadanju Thirumaduram  C. Radhakrishnan
 2007  Mudra   N.K. Desham
 2008  K.G.S Kavithakal  K. G. Sankarapillai
 2009  Ammaikkoru Tharattu  Sreekumaran Thampi
 2010  Anubhavangalude Nerekhakal  Unnikrishnan Puthoor
 2011  Manushyanu Oru Amukham   Subhash Chandran 
 2012  Marupiravi   Sethu
 2013  Arachar   K.R. Meera
 2014  Works of Rafeeq Ahammed  Rafeeq Ahammed

 


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