Malayalam writer Punathil Kunjabdulla passes away
Malayalam writer Punathil Kunjabdulla passed away on Friday at the age of 75 in Kerala's Kozhikode.
Doctor by profession, Kunjabdulla was a modernist in Malayalam literature. His novel Smarakasilakal (Memorial Stones) won the Kendra Sahithya Academy Award (Malayalam) in 1980.
Born in Vatakara in Kozhikode district, Kunjabdulla received a bachelor's degree from Government Brennen College, Thalassery and an MBBS degree from Aligarh Muslim University.
His other major works include Marunnu, Kanyavanangal, Kathi and Aligarh Kathakal.