The deep emotional malayalam essays in malayalam language wikipedia of his early days have gone into the making of MT’s novels. He has directed seven films and written the screenplay for around 54 films. 1995 for his overall contribution to Malayalam literature. He was awarded the J.
Daniel Award for lifetime achievement in Malayalam cinema for the year 2013. He was the youngest of four children born to T. Narayanan Nair and Ammalu Amma. He completed his schooling from Malamakkavu Elementary School and Kumaranelloor High School. He had to break education after high school, and when he joined college in 1949, he was advised to opt for the science stream as it was felt that a degree in science secured a job faster than any other degree. Board High School for over a year and worked in M. MT has been married twice.
He married writer and translator Prameela in 1965. They separated after 11 years of marriage. He has a daughter from this marriage, Sithara, who works as a business executive in the United States. He initially wrote poems but soon changed to prose writing. The story which explores the feelings of a boy too poor to have crackers of his own, as he stands listening to the sounds of crackers coming from the houses of the rich celebrating the new year festival of Vishu: an overwhelming sense of loss, the painful realization that this is the way things are and the way they’re likely to stay. It was a short story delineating the pathetic plight of the artists in circus.