A famous Malayalam poet from Kerala, India, who was partly responsible for renewal and popularizing of poetry to the masses through recitation. He took to writing poetry while at school and began publishing his pieces in 1980s. His first collection Naraanathu Bhranthan was published in 1992. He is well versed in Malayalam, English, Hindi, Sanskrit and Tamil. He has written and rendered lyrics for three Malayalam films and wrote lyrics for Tharangini and Manorama Music.