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C V Raman Pillai

A famous Writer in Kerala.

C V Raman Pillai (1858-1922) was one of the greatest novelists of Malayalam literature. He graduated from the University of Madras and worked with many Malayalam and English dailies. He used history as a means to unfold the intricacies of human life, both on the socio-political and on the psychological planes. The first book published by C V was a satire called Chandramukhivilasam. He has to his credit a number of novels and satirical plays including Marthanda Varma, Premamritam, Dharama Raja, and Rama Raja Bhadur. Kuruppillaakkalari, Tentanamkotu Harischandran, Doctorkku Kittiya Micham, and Pantatthe Pachan are among his humorous plays.

Updated on 12th December, 2005


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