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K. Ayyappa Paniker Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 12, 2017

Short Biography

K. Ayyappa Paniker was born on 12-09-1930 in Alappuzha in the state of Kerala, India. He was an Indian Poet, Writer, Literary Critic, Academician, Scholar & Translator.

K. Ayyappa Paniker Complete Bio & Career

Ayyappa Paniker’s lost his mother when he was just 12 years old. His stint with writing started when he was studying in high school. When he was 16, he published his first poem in Mathrubhoomi weekly. He completed his intermediate from Malabar Christian College in Kozhikode. He then obtained his graduate and post graduate degree from the University College in Thiruvananthpuram. Soon after completion of his graduation, he joined CMS College in Kottayam as a lecturer of English. He then also worked in University College and Mahatma Gandhi College. 
He worked as a professor in different colleges and finally retired as the director at the Institute of English from the University of Kerala. He has published more than 25 works including essays, translations, and poetry as well. Throughout his literal career, he has been felicitated with various awards including Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Kendra Sahitya Akademi, and Padma Shri Award. Some of his noted works include Ayyappapanikkarude Krithikal, Chintha, and Kurukshethram among others. 

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2005 Literature and Education

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

K. Ayyappa Paniker died on 23-08-2006 in Thiruvananthapuram in Indian state of Kerala.

DEATHDAY 23 August,2006 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

K. Ayyappa Paniker Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to E.Narayanan and M. Meenakshiamma.  Noted Malayalam writer Kavalam Narayana Panicker is his cousin.   

Life's Important Dates Of K. Ayyappa Paniker

K. Ayyappa Paniker Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

K. Ayyappa Paniker was 75 years 11 months & 11 days old age.