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Santhosh Echikkanam


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.

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Kerala, the most literate Indian state where reading is in the blood of common man and freedom of expression is sacrosanct, is at the forefront of nurturing a literary eco system that transcends beyond boundaries. Today, the Government of Kerala takes a leap and brings together literary lovers across the globe through an international platform – International Book Fair 2019. The fair which will be held from 8th -17th february 2019 at the Marine Drive grounds, Kochi, Kerala, will be a one of kind platform for international, national and local publishers who wish to reach out to the most well informed audiences with a rich literary lineage.

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