Kallikattu IthihasamIthihasalu

August 13, 2013 18:18
Kallikattu Ithihasam

Kallikkattu Edhihasam (the epic of Kallikkadu, in literal translation) is one of his novels. It tells the agonising tale of a marginal farmer of a riverbed region of the Theni belt in southern Tamil Nadu.

Kallikattu Ithikasam" - a confluence of various emotions like sadness, sufferings and depression crammed his mind for more than four decades. Finally, when it exploded, the natives of `Kallikadugal' found their biographies in the book. But with a silver lining.

The novel won him the Sahitya Akademi award for Best Literary Work in 2003.

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