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Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 15, 2020

Short Biography

Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri was born on 18-03-1926 in Kumaranellur, Palakkad in the state of Kerala, India. He was an Indian Poet, Writer, Author, Essayist & Social Worker who written poetries in the Malayalam language.

Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Complete Bio & Career

Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri was born on 18 March 1926. By profession, he was a poet and an essayist. He was known for his lucid and simple writing. He commenced his career as an editor of the magazine named, Unni Namboothiri. He also used this magazine for his social activities. He, later on, served as an assistant director in Yogakshemam and Mangalodayam magazines. He also served the Kozhikode station of the All India radio in 1956. Later on, he was transferred to the Thrissur station. 
He gave his support to the initiative for popularising the study of Vedas known as Anaadi. He as an author became popular in the 1950s. His first modernist poem in Malayalam literature was titled as Khandakavya. His most popular poetry anthologies include Kalikkottilil, Amritaghatika, Arangettam, and Nimisha Kshetram. He in his career wrote around 45 poetry, plays, and short stories. His contributions to prose include Samavarttanam and Upanayanam. He also translated Srimad Bhagavatnam titled, Sree Mahabhagavatham. It covers around 2400 pages has 14613 verses. All through his life, he was involved in social reform activities. He strived for reforms in the lives of Brahmins through Yogakshema Sabha. He also led a protest against the practice of untouchability in 1947 through Paliyam Sathyagraha.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2017 Literature and Education

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died at the age of 94 on 15-10-2020 at West Fort Hi-Tech Hospital, Punkunnam, Thrissur in the state of Kerala, India.

DEATHDAY 15 October,2020 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Thrissur, Kerala

Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Vasudevan Namboothiri & Parvathy Antharjanam. He had a brother named Akkitham Narayanan who is a famous painter. He was married to Sreedevi Antharjanam. The couple had six children including four daughters named Indira, Sreeja, Leela, Parvathy and two sons named Vasudevan & Narayanan.

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Skin Colour Brown
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Address Kerala, India
School N/A
College N/A
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Marital Status Married
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Favorite Color White
Favorite Place Vrindavan

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

  • He died on 15 October 2020 in Kerala.
  • He has been awarded the Padma Shri award in 2017.

Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri was 94 years 6 months & 28 days old age.