Imayam is an Indian novelist and writer conceived in 1964. His family lived in Meladanur, however later moved to Vriddhachalam. He completed his higher examinations from Periyar E.V.R. School, Tiruchirappalli. During his school days, he got books from some Sri Lankan Tamils on the ethnic emergency in their nation and furthermore went to the presentations, and the photograph shows that they set up.

What's more, he purchased and read Russian Literature in interpretation. His first piece was composed for a challenge in St Joseph's school in Trichy around 1984-1985. For Imayam, it was S. Albert, a teacher from Trichy, who 'opened the entryway to the world.' He proceeded to go to a thirty-day author's workshop composed by the All India Catholic Universities Federation.

This set Imayam considering his very own composition and its subjects. He is firmly associated with the Dravidian Movement and its governmental issues. His books 'Koveru Kazhudhaigal' (The Mules) and 'Arumugam,' include won praise inside Tamil writing and have been converted into English and French individually. His first novel Koveru Kazhudhaigal made warmed discussions on issues like the job of a Dalit essayist with regards to abuse seen in a Dalit people group.

This tale is currently incorporated into the digitalization task of the University of Chicago and Columbia University, the main Tamil epic to be made accessible through the Internet, in any event at that address. This epic is considered as one of the exemplary of present-day Tamil writing exceptionally in Dalit composing. It is the practical annal of a group of launderers who wash the garments of different untouchables, getting grain and other nourishment consequently.

The tale is developed between two voyages: a journey of expectation toward the start; a normal outing to the washing pool in drudgery and misery at last. Imayam creates for Arokkyam a specific verbally expressed style, which isn't exactly formal regret, yet is fundamentally the same as, regularly relying upon a string of related outcries. He displays an enthusiastic blend of the past, present, and future in his works.

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Prapanchan the popular novelist, playwright, and critic were born as Vaidyalingam, son of Sarangapani in Pondicherry on 27th April 1945. His father had been running a liquor shop in Pondicherry. Born in Puducherry, Prapanchan was well versed in Tamil, French, and English. Prapanchan was graduated in Karandhai College. His career started as a Tamil teacher. Simultaneously, he worked as a journalist in the popular English weeklies Ananda Vikatan, Kungumam, and Kumudam. He titled his first short story as Enna Ulagamada and it got published in the year 1961 in the magazine named Bharani. Prapanchan had penned a lot of stories and 46 books were published independently. For his excellent work, Vaanam Vasapadum, a super hit novel, he was awarded the honorable Sahitya Akademi Award. Prapanchan’s novels and the other works had been translated into various languages including Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, English, French, Swedish and German. Prapanchan’s play Muttai is in the curriculum of Delhi University. Popular works of Prapanchan are Vaanam Vasapadum, Manudam Vellum, Mahanadhi, Kagidha Manidhargal, Sandhya, Penmai Velga, Kanneral Kaapom, Padhavi, Erode Thamizhar Uyirodu, Netrru Manidhargal, Iruttin Vasal, Vittu Viduthalayagi, and Oru Ooril Irandu Manidhargal. Besides receiving the Sahitya Akademi Award, Prapanchan received Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Award, Coimbatore Kasturi Rangammal Award, Ilakkiya Chinthanai Award, Adithanar Award and an Award for the Non-fiction from The Tamil Literary Garden in Toronto, Canada. Prapanchan was married to Pramila Rani and has three children Gouthaman, Gowri Shankar and Sathish. Prapanchan was diagnosed with lung cancer and had been getting his treatment from Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital. But, the medications didn’t help him and he died on 21st December 2018.