- Kuttikrishna Marar
Kuttikrishna Marar (
14 June 1900– April 6 1973) was a respected essayist born in Pattambi. His work Malayaala Saili is still one of the most authentic treatises on proper Malayalamusage. Bhaarata Paryatanam (Travel through Bharata), another important work of Marar is critical exposition of the characters and main events in the epic Mahaabhaarata.
He passed the Sahityashiromani exam in the Sanskritacollege in Pattambi. From 1938 to 1961 he was the proof reader of the Malayalam daily newspaper-Mathrubhoomi. He received the M.P.Paul award and KeralaSahityaAchadami award in 1966.
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