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TAMIL

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YEAR

WRITER

BOOK

1955 

R.P. Sethu Pillai

Tamil Inbam (Essays)

1956 

R. Krishnamurti 'Kalki'

Alai Osai (Novel)

1958 

C. Rajagopalachari

Chakravarti Tirumagan (Ramayana retold in prose)

1961

Mu. Varadarajan

Agal Vilakku (Novel)

1962

Mi. Pa. Somasundaram

Akkarai Chemaiyil (Travelogue)

1963 

'Akilon' (P.V. Akilandam)

Vangaiyin Maindham (Novel)

1965 

P. Sri Acharya

Sri Ramanujar (Biography)

1966

M.P. Sivagnanam

Vallalar Kanda Orumaippadu (Biography)

1967 

K.V. Jagannathan

Virar Ulagam

1968

A. Srinivasa Raghavan

Vellai Paravai (Poetry)

1969 

Bharatidasan

Pichirandaiya (Play)

1970  

G. Alagirisami

Anbalippu (Short stories)

1971 

Naa. Parthasarathy

Samudaya Veedhi (Novel)

1972

D. Jayakanthan

Sila Nerangalil Sila Manitharkal (Novel)

1973 

Rajam Krishnan

Verukku Neer (Novel)

1974 

K.D. Thirunavukkarasu

Thirukkural Nedhi Illakkiyam (Literary criticism)

1975 

R. Dhandayudham

Tharkkalu Tamizh Ilakkiyam (Literary criticism)

1977 

'Indira' Parthasarathi

Kuruthi Punal (Novel)

1978 

Vallikannan

Pudukavithaiyin Thottramum Valarchiyum (Criticism)

1979 

T. Janakiraman

Sakthi-Vaithiyam (Short stories)

1980 

Kannandasan

Cheraman Kadali (Novel)

1981

M. Ramalingam

Puthiya Urai Nadai (Criticism)

1982

B.S. Ramaiya

Manikkodik Kalam (Literary History)

1983

T.M.C. Raghunathan

Bharathi: Kalamum Karuthum (Literary criticism)

1984

Thirupurasundari 'Lakshmi'

Oru Kaveriyai Pola (Novel)

1985

A.S. Gnanasambandan

Kamban: Putiya Parvai (Literary criticism)

1986

Ka. Naa. Subramanyam

Ilakkiyathukku or Iyakkam (Literary criticism)

1987

*Aadhavan Sundaram

Mudalil Iravu Varum (Short stories)

1988

V.C. Kulandaisamy

Vazhum Valluvam (Literary criticism)

1989

L.S. Ramamirtham

Chintanandi (Autobiographical Essays)

1990

S. Samuthiram

Veril Pazhutha Pala (novel)

1991

Ki. Rajanarayanan

Gopallapurathu Makkal (Novel)

1992

Kove. Manisekaran

Kutralakurinji (Historic Novel)

1993

M.V. Venkataram

Kathukal (Novel)

1994

Ponneelan (Kandeswara Bhaktavatsalan)

Pudhiya Dharisanangal (novel)

1995

Prapanchan

Vanam Vasappadum (Novel)

1996

Ashokamitran

Appavin Snehidar (Short stories)

1997

Thoppil Mohamed Miran

Chaivu Narkali (Novel)

1998

Sa. Kandasamy

Vicharanai Commission (Novel)

1999

S. Abdul Rahman

Aalapanai (Poetry)

2000

Thi. Ka. Sivasankaran

Vimarsanangal Mathippuraikal Pettikal (Criticism)

2001

C. S. Chellappa

Sutanthira Daagam (Novel)

2002

Sirpi Balasubramaniam

Oru Giraamattu Nadi (Poems)

2003

R. Vairamathu

Kallikattu Ithikasam (Novel)

2004

Erode Tamilanban

Vanakkam Valluva (Poetry)

2005

G. Thilakavathi

Kalmaram (Novel)

2006

Mu. Metha

Akayathukku Aduthaveedu (Poetry)

2007

Neela Padmanabhan

Ilai Uthir Kaalam (Novel)

(No Awards in 1957, 1959, 1960, 1964 and 1976)