KOCHI: Malayalam novelist, short-story author and winner of Kerala Sahitya Akademy Award Thomas Joseph, handed away right here on Thursday. He was 67.
Joseph was confined to mattress for the final three years at his house in Keezhmadu, Aluva following a stroke. He breathed his final at round 5 pm on Thursday.
His brief story assortment ‘Marichavar Cinema Kanukayanu’ gained the Kerala Sahitya Akademy Award in 2013. He gained the state authorities’s award for kids’s literature in 2009. Joseph can be the winner of SBT Sahitya Puraskaram, KA Kodungaloor Smaraka Puraskaram amongst others.
Joseph’s different notable works are ‘Chitrashalabhangalude Kappal’, ‘Daivathinte Pianoyile Pakshikal’, ‘Oru Irunda Sasyamayi Chuttipinanju’, ‘Pashuvumayi Nadakkunna Oral’, ‘Avasanathe Chayam’, ‘Novel Vayanakaran’ and ‘Paraloka Vasasthalangal’.
He was a former worker of The New Indian Categorical, the place he labored within the despatch part. He’s survived by his spouse Rosily, daughter Deepthi Maria and son Jesse. The funeral can be held on Friday.