Akilan was a Tamil author noted for his realistic and creative writing style. Akilan was a freedom Tamil Nadu government award – Pandiya’s historical novel- Akilan’s Kayalvizhi is a gripping saga set in the Pandiya kingdom background. ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is a novel set in the Chola period and brings out the Akilan’s ‘ Kayalvizhi’ is a gripping saga set in the Pandiya kingdom. create fiction that resembled real life and was meant points out that the rise of the novel is one of the .. Kayalvizhi,h•storical novel, first published in

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Akilan – Wikipedia

He could even blend humour and satire into the actual events. Sarala rated it liked it Nov 09, Unfortunately, the boy lost his loving father at an early age. Unfortunately, the boy lost his loving father at an early age. In this novel, Akilan gives insight about the life kayalvizi achievement of the great Rajendra Chola who was a Vengaiyin Maindhan to the rest of the world.

Vandhiya Thevan appears in this novel as an elderly counselor, who guides Rajendra Cholan in war and akyalvizhi.


His stories began to appear mostly in small magazines. Sep 07, Sridhar Babu rated it really liked it Shelves: But his mother Amirthammal was a loving person, and being a creative kayalbizhi herself, she moulded her son into a writer.


Rajasekar rated it did not like it Aug 23, Having read 2 books from Akilan, I have started to like his writing. Sachidananda Routray Ksyalvizhi C.

Novvel Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Apr 09, Babu Gandhi rated it it was amazing. He lived around AD and his dynasty had many business relationships with foreign countries.


He is also a kqyalvizhi novelist. Return to Book Page. Subramaniam Aadhavan Sundaram V. He spent his childhood in a small hamlet called Perungalore near Pudukottai. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Akilan was a freedom fighternovelist, short-story writer, journalist, satirist, travel writer, playwright, script-writer, orator and critic.

Bavithra rated it liked it May 01, The newly built temple and the city internally had so many architectural designs for war-time and peace activities. Wednesday, July 15, tamil historical novels list.

Madhankumar rated it it was amazing May 27, His writings are similar to Kalki and he has an art of using the language to the best of his advantage, the scenes, characters, places, expressions, emotions, storyline.

கயல்விழி (Kayalvizhi)

Gayathri rated it it was ok Apr 01, Kumaran Kugathasan rated it really liked it Sep 29, The ending of this novel was highly appreciated on those days and its simply the best. Murali Alwar rated it really liked it Jun 26, The author was attracted by Gandhian philosophy during his school days and he discontinued his college education at Pudukotai to join the freedom struggle.

Their love and affection was depicted in simple yet powerful words by Akilan. Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil language. His description of the kings and the wars they fought and their aspirations and dreams for their country and people.


The imaginary characters and events blend well into the historic events. This historical fiction captures the history of chola dynasty. He captured many countries including Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia Kadaaramsouthern and eastern coastal parts of India.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Retrieved from ” https: Madhavan Vannadasan Inkulab Shunmuga Arthi rated it it was amazing Feb 23, I haven’t come across too many books glorifying Pandya kings.

Prathap Gandhi rated it it was amazing Oct 31, The author has written about 45 titles, most kayalvizyi which have been translated in all Indian state languages. Posted by kabiljacob at 2: The novel is a story of the Pandian ruler the third Rasa Simma Pandiyan.

Vijay rated ksyalvizhi it was amazing Feb 19, Janakiraman Kannadasan M. Kulandaiswamy La Sa Ra Su. His father Vaithiya Lingam Pillai was an accounts officer and adored his only son Akilan very much. Priya Venkat rated it really liked it Mar 31,