(Last Updated on : 17-10-2011)
S Ramakrishnan (1966) is a prominent Tamil author. He was born in Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu
. He has tried his hands in various genre of literature that includes novel, plays, short stories and translations. He is famous for his column Thunai Ezhuthu in the magazine Ananda Vikatan. His short stories have also been translated in foreign and other Indian languages which include: German, French, Kannada
. Other compositions include: Kadhaa Vilaasam, Desaandri, and Alainthen Tirindhen.
Works of S Ramakrishnan
He introduced a modern style of story telling in his short stories. The literary publication Atcharam has edited the literary publication Atcharam for five years. He has also composed four books for children. Upa Paandavam, a novel by S Ramakrishnan was written after a deep research into Mahabharata
. The novel Nedum Kuruthi dealt with the dark and tragic experiences of the oppressed people who were treated cruelly by the Britishers. This work secured him the Ghanavaani award for the Best Novel. Yaamam, has been written with the backdrop of the city of Chennai
's three hundred years history. Urrupasi is a novel that conveys the mental agonies of a young man who was unemployed as he had a degree in Tamil language. His popular articles were "Thunai Ezhuthu", "Desanthari", "Kathavilaasam", "Kelvikurri", and "Chiridhu Vellicham" that appeared in the Tamil weekly Ananda Vikatan.
He has also compiled an introductory collection on world cinema called Ulaga Cinema. His four books are based on cinema: Ayal Cinema, Pather Panchali, Chithirangalin Vichithirangal and Paesa Therindha Nizhalgal.
His Novels include: Dhuyil, Ubha Paandavam, Nedunkuruthi, Urupasi, Yaamam, Kirukiruvaanam, Ezhuthalai Nagaram and Alicin arpudha ulagam. His Plays include
Aravaan, Sooriyanin arupatta siragugal, Urulum paraigal, Nadhi ariyadadhu, Uthikaalam, Marana veetin kurippugal, Dostoveskyin sangeetham, Urru nokkudhal and Urupalinggu.
His Short story anthologies are:
* Kaan endrathu Iyarkai
* Appothum Kadal parthukondu irunthathu
* Nadandu sellum neeroorru
* Balya nathi
* Veyilai konduvarungal
* Thavarangalin uraiyadal
* Kaattin uruvam
* Veliyil oruvan
His essays include:
* Kurathi Mudukkin Kanavugal
* Irul Inithu Oli inithu
* Chekovin Medhu pani peikirathu
* Ayal Cinema
* Enrar Borhae
* Pather Panchali - Nidarsanathin pathivugal
* Ilaigalai vizhungum maram
* Vizhithiruppavanin Iravu
* Thunai ezhuthu
* Vakkiyangalin saalai
He has worked as a dialogue writer for the following films: Album, Baba, Pop Carn, Sandakozhi, Unnale Unnale, Bheema, Dhaam Dhoom, Karna Motcham, Modhi Vilayadu, and Chikku Bukku.