MT Vasudevan Nair
MT Vasudevan Nair (b. 1933) has been the editor of Mathrubhumi Illustrated Weekly in Malayalam. He has published over two dozen collections of short stories and several novels. One of the most distinguished Malayalam writers today, Vasudevan Nair won the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Kaalam in 1970. Also a film scriptwriter and a director, he has been involved in the making of both short and feature films in Malayalam. Many of his works have been translated into several Indian and foreign languages.