Celebrating Kamala Surayya!!!

Celebrating Kamala Surayya!!!


Fascinating Woman - Kamala Surayya!!!

Women are the largest untapped Reservoir of talent in the world!!! - Kamala Surayya swear to be worth of being a Woman...

Kamala Surayya (Born as Kamala, travelled from 31st March 1934 to 31st May 2009), generally well known by her name Madhavikutty and Kamala Das. She was an Indian English poetess and as well an outstanding Malayalam writer from Kerala, India. Her fame in Kerala is established predominantly on her precise stories and memoir; at the same time her opus in English, written beneath the name Kamala Das, is recognized for the poems and obviously for her memoir. She was also a universally read writer and wrote on distinct themes counting women's controversies, child care, and politics in the midst of others.

Kamala Surayya has been honored with astonishing awards for her literary contribution

· Award of Asian PEN anthology - 1964
· Kerala Sahitya Academy Award for the year 1969 and 1984
· Asian World Prize - 1985
· Asian Poetry Prize - 1998
· Kent Award for English Writing from Asian Countries - 1999
· Vayalar Award - 2001
· Honorary Doctor Of Letters (D.Litt. or Doctor Litterarum) by University of Calicut - 2006
· Muttathu Varkey Award - 2006
· Ezhuthachan Puraskaram Award – 2009

Kamala Surayya was born in Punnayurkulam, Thrissur District in Kerala, on 31 March 1934. His Father was Mr. V.M. Nair, an erstwhile managing editor of the universally broadcasted Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi, and Nalapat Balamani Amma, an outstanding Malayali poet. Summer in Calcutta was Das' first book of poetry, a gasp of green air in Indian English poetry era.

Her second book of poetry, the scions was even more obvious, urging women to:

“Gift him what makes you Woman,
the scent of Long hair,
the musk of sweat between the breasts,
the warm shock of menstrual blood,
and all your endless female 
hungers...” - The Looking Glass

Her susceptible and trustworthy analysis of female passion, free from any impression of disgrace, inspired her writing with extraordinary potential, but also pronounced her as a revolutionist in her genesis. She got expired at a hospital in Pune on 31st May 2009, at the age of 75.

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