Balamani Amma: How is Google honouring the Malayalam poet on the occasion of her 113rd birthday?
On the occasion of the 113th anniversary of Balamani Amma's birth, Google has created a unique doodle in her honour.
Balamani Amma received several accolades and is still referred to as the "amma" (mother) and "muthassi" (grandmother) of Malayalam poetry.
Poems by Balamani Amma On July 19, 2022, Google will honour the renowned Indian poet Balamani Amma on the occasion of her 113th birthday with a unique doodle.
Balamani Amma is still referred to as the "muthassi" (grandmother) and "amma" (mother) of Malayalam poetry.
Balamani Amma, a poet, has received a number of honours and awards, including the Saraswati Samman in 1995, the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1965, and the Padma Bhushan in 1987.
The poet is seen in the Google Doodle wearing a white saree as she sits between books and writes in honour of Banamani Amma. Generations of Malayalam poets have been influenced by Balamani Amma.
The Balamani Amma Award, presented by the Kochi International Book Fair, is a monetary award given to writers in her honour.
Saraswati Samman and Padma Bhushan are only two of the great honours for poetry that Balamani Amma has won.
Balamani Amma was educated at home by her uncle Nalappat Narayan Menon, a well-known Malayali poet, rather than receiving any professional training or schooling. Balamani Amma wed V.M. Nair, the managing director and managing editor of the Malayalam newspaper Mathrubhumi, when she was 19 years old.