Balamani Amma Google Doodle: Google on Tuesday honored acclaimed Indian poet Balamani Amma with a special doodle on her 113th birth anniversary. The doodle has been designed by Kerala-based artist Devika Ramachandran.
Nalapat Balamani Amma was born on 19 July 1909 in the then Madras Presidency. She was the recipient of several awards and honors including Padma Bhushan, Sahitya Akademi Award and Saraswati Samman.
She is known as ‘Amma’ (Mother) and ‘Muthassi’ (Grandmother) of Malayalam poetry.
Balamani Amma’s first poem ‘ Koppukai’ was published in 1930, when she was just 21 years old. He published more than 20 anthologies of poems, as well as other works such as translations.
He inspired generations of Malayalam poets. His best-known works include Amma (1934), Muthassi (1962) and Majuvinte Katha (1966).
His daughter Kamala Das is a famous novelist. Das’s autobiography, “My Story” was released in 1976. Balamani Amma married VM Nair, managing editor of the widely circulated Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi, at the age of 19.
Balamani amma poems
Sthree Hridayam (1939)
Avar Paadunnu (1952)
Mazhuvinte Katha (1966)
To My Daughter (Malayalam)
Balamani amma daughter
Kamala Suraiyya popularly known by her one-time pen name Madhavikutty and married name Kamala Das.
Balamani amma award
Balamani amma in hindi
नालापत बालमणि अम्मा भारत से मलयालम भाषा की प्रतिभावान कवयित्रियों में से एक थीं। वे हिन्दी साहित्य में छायावादी युग के चार प्रमुख स्तंभों[क] में से एक महादेवी वर्मा की समकालीन थीं। उन्होंने 500 से अधिक कविताएँ लिखीं। उनकी गणना बीसवीं शताब्दी की चर्चित व प्रतिष्ठित मलयालम कवयित्रियों में की जाती है।