Malayalam Lyricist, Screenplay writer, Film Maker, Poet & Music Director
PRODUCER - DIRECTOR
POSITIONS - HELD
National Award (Gold Lotus) for best book on cinema – 'Kanakkum Kavithayum'
Revathi Pattathanam Krishna Geethi Award for the book "Achante Chumbanam" in 2003.
Pravasi Kairali Literary Award for the book "Achante Chumbanam" in 2004.
Muloor Poetry Award for the book "Sheershakamillatha Kavithakal" in 2005.
Mahakavi Ulloor Award for the book "Achante Chumbanam" in 2008
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Balasahithya Award for the book "Omanayude oru divasam" in 2009
Odakkuzhal Award for the book "Ammakyoru Tharattu" in 2010
Sangam Kala Group, New Delhi chapter Lifetime Achievement Award 2010 for literature and cinema.
Kozhissery Balaraman Award for Lifetime Achievement in literature in 2012
Parvathi Padmam Award for Lifetime Achievement in literature and cinema in 2012
Asan Smaraka Kavitha Puraskaram in 2012
Naimisaranyam Award for value based poetry 2015
Mayilpeeli Award for Lifetime Achievement in literature in 2016
Mahakavi Vallaththol Award for literature in 2016
E.V. Krishnapillai Memorial Award in 2016-17
FILM, MUSIC & SERIAL AWARDS
Kerala Sangeetha Nadaka Academy's "Kalasree" Award for Lifetime Achievements in 2015
Kerala State Award for Best Lyricist, 1971 and 2011
Kerala State Award for films
Filmfare Award for Best Director in Malayalam (for the film Mohiniyattam)
Madras Film Fans Award for films
Kerala Film Fans Award for films
Magna Sound GOLD DISC for music direction, for the film
Kerala Government Veteran Cine Artistes Award in 1996
Prem Nazir Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement in Malayalam cinema in 2002
SBT Staff Association Award for best serial director for the Malayalam serial
Malayalam TV viewers Award for best director for the serials
Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by Dubai Priyadarshini in 2006
Raagalaya (Mumbai) Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2007
Kerala film Critics Association's T.N.Gopinathan Nair Memorial Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Achievement in mini screen
G. Devarajan Master Puraskaram "Devadaru" in 2011.
U.A.E.Devarajan Foundation Award in 2012
Devarajan Sakthigadha Award in 2012
Frame Media Award for the best TV serial director for the serial
Jacey Foundation Award for the best TV serial director 2012 for the mega serial
Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in cinema 2012.
A.P.Udayabhanu Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in cinema, television, literature and other cultural activities.
Kerala Film Critics Award for the best TV mega serial and best Director for the serial
Lifetime Achievement Award for cinema and literature (2012) instituted by the Kerala Arts and Literary Association, London, U.K (KALA)
Surya TV Living Legend Award for Lifetime Achievement in Malayalam cinema 2011
Amrita TV film Award for Lifetime Achievement in cinema 2012
Times of India Radio Mirchi Award for Lifetime Achievement in film music in 2013
Asianet cable TV (ACV) Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cinema 2014
Chalachithra Ratnam Award from Malayalam Foundation, Mumbai in 2014
Thilakan Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement in cinema in 2014
Parabrahma Chaithanya Award for Lifetime Achievement in cinema and literature2014
V.Dakshinamoorthy Sangeetha Sumeru Award instituted by Voice Foundation, Vaikom in 2015
Samoothiri Raja's Mekkottu Devi Award in 2015
Sauparnika Award in 2015
Mayooram Award in 2015
Sarachandra Maratte Award for music in 2015
Foma (Forum of media people of Bombay) Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2015
Bharathan Trust Award in 2016
Samoothiri Raja's Kodikkunnu Devi Award in 2016
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