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Vinu Abraham


Vinu Abraham, is an Indian short story writer, novelist, script writer and media person writing in Malayalam language hailing from Nedungadappally, near Thiruvalla in Pathanamtitta district of the south Indian state of Kerala. His short stories and articles appear regularly in Malayalam periodicals in Kerala. He has published 16 books so far and penned screenplays for 6 Films. ‘Nashtanayika’, his most famous novel depicts the saga of the tragic life of Malayalam cinema’s first heroine P.K.Rosy and the making of the first Malayalam cinema ‘Vigatha Kumaran’. The famous Malayalam film Celluloid directed by Kamal starring Pritviraj, Mamtha and Chandni is the adaptation of ‘Nashtanaayika.

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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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