Kozhikkode: Renowned Malayalam poet M N Paloor passed away this morning. He breathed his last at his residence in Kovoor at 5.30am.
Paloor Madhavan Namboothiri alias Paloor was born in 1932 at Parakkadavu in Ernakulam. He started learning Sanskrit and Kadhakali at very young age. Paloor retired from Indian Airlines in 1990 after serving 31 years at Bombay Airport.
His major works include Ushass, Pedithondan, Kalikalam, Theerthayathra, Sugama samgeetham, Kavitha, Bhamgiyum abhamgiyum, Pachamanga, Kadhayillathavante kadha(autobiography).
He got Kendra sahithya academy award,Kerala sahithya academy award,Asan smaraka kavitha puraskaram and Kerala sahithya academy puraskaram.
Wife: Santhakumari,daughter: Savithri.