Santhosh Echikkanam is a short story writer from Kerala. He is one of the newcomers in Malayalam literature. Santhosh received the Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award for his short story Komala (2008). His books include Ottavathil, Kathapathrangalum pankeduthavarum, Oru chithrakathayile Nayattukar, Komala, Mangalyam thanthu naan dena, andMalabar Wisiling Thresh. His films include Nidra, Bachelor pary, Annayum Rasoolum, Idukki Gold, Chandrettan Evideya,, Njan Steve Lopez and Aby.