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Prabha Varma Chosen for Padma Prabha Puraskaram

Prominent poet, lyricist and journalist Prabha Varma has been chosen for the Padma Prabha Puraskaram this year.


  • His crucial works include Chandananaazhi, Kalaprayaaga, Avicharithram and Manjinotu Veyil Enna Poleyum.
  • He won the state governments best film lyricist awards in 2006 and in 2013
  • He has been chosen by a jury which was headed by ace novelist M Mukundan considering his contribution to Malayalam literature.
  • The award was instituted by Kalpetta-based Padma Prabha Memorial Trust in memory of M K Padmaprabha.
  • M K Padmaprabha was a leading socialist and one of the founders of modern Wayanad. 
  • The award carries a cash prize of Rs 75,000, a plaque and a citation
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