Attoor Ravi Varma, one of the pioneers of modern Malayalam poetry, has been selected for this year's -2012 Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, the highest literary award instituted by the Kerala Government.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs one lakh, a citation and a plaque.
Translation from Tamil to Malayalam
- J. J. Chila Kurippukal (Sundara Ramaswami, Novel)
- Oru Pulimarathinte Katha (Sundara Ramaswami, Novel)
- Nale Mattoru Nal Mathram (G.Nagarajan, Novel)
- Randaam yaamangalute katha (Selma, Novel)
- Puthunaanooru (Poems of 59 Modern poets)
- Bhakti kavyam (Translation of Nayanars and Azhvars)