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Ki.Rajanarayanan (Dead) Wiki, Age, Biography, Books, Images



Ki. Rajanarayanan

Ki. Rajanarayanan aka Ki Ra, a veteran writer, and Tamil folklorist passed away on Monday due to an age-related illness. He is the winner of the Sahitya Akademi award. At a young age, he was suffered from tuberculosis and dropped out of school after seventh. His first literary career was started at age 30 and wrote the first short story “Mayamaan” in 1959. He worked as a professor of folklore at the Tamil Department of Pondicherry University. He also worked with communists and raised a voice for peasant’s rebellion. Gopallagramam, Kidai, Karisal Kaatu Kaduthasi are some of the wonderful novels that caught the attention of readers and used for dialects.

Chief Minister MK Stalin paid a tribute and offered his condolences to the family and readers of Ki. Ra. and also added ‘His demise would be great loss in the field of Tamil literature’ The writers, literature artists, and media persons and took to social network and mourn for Ki. Ra loss. He was 98

Ki. Ra Biography

NameKi. Rajanarayanan
Real NameKi. Rajanarayanan
NicknameKi. Ra
Professionwriter, folklorist, novelist.
Date of BirthSeptember 16, 1923
Zodiac signYet to be updated
FamilyFather: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsYet to be updated
ChildrenDiwakar, Prabhakar
Educational QualificationYet to be updated
SchoolYet to be updated
CollegeYet to be updated
HobbiesReading Books, Writing
Birth PlaceIdaiseval, Kovilpatti, Thoothukudi 
HometownIdaiseval, Kovilpatti, Thoothukudi 
Current CityPondicherry

Ki. Ra Official Social Profiles

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Ki. Ra Books, Novels, Essays

Here’s the some of the great writings from Ki. Ra

  • Gopallapurathu makkal (Novel)
  • Anthaman nayakkar (Novel)
  • Karisal kaatu kadidhasi (Essay)
  • Puthaga kaathalar (Essay)
  • Penn manam (Folktales)
  • Peruviral kullan (Folktales)
  • Karisal kathaigal (Short Stories)
  • Kalavu (Short Stories)

Ki. Ra Achievements and Awards

  • Tamil valarchi araichi mandram award
  • Ilakkiya chinthanai award (1979)
  • Best writer” award from Santhome International Christian Society (1990)
  • Sahitya akademi award for his novel “Gopallapurarthu Makkal” (1991)
  • M.A. Chidambaram award (2008)
  • Literary achievement special award (2016)

Ki. Ra Images

Check out the some of the picturtes of veteran writer Ki. Ra

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