Google Doodle pays tribute to grandmother of Malayalam literature, Balamani Amma
Today’s Google Doodle is celebrating the 113th birthday of famous Indian poet Balamani Amma, known as the grandmother of Malayalam literature.
Balamani Amma was the recipient of numerous awards for her literary work, including Saraswati Samman and Padma Vibhushan.
– Balamani Amma's most famous works include Amma (1934), Muthassi (1962) and Mazhuvinte Katha (1966).
Balamani Amma was also the mother of Kamala Das, who was nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature in 1984.
Amma grew up studying his impressive collection of books and works.
Balamani Amma has more than 20 anthologies of poetry, prose and translations published in her name.