Results 1 – 16 of 47 by Sandilyan. Paperback · offer(6 offers). out of 5 stars 4 · Mannan Magal. by Sandilyan by Sandilyan by Sandilyan. Jaladeepam Part-1 2 3 8. Jeeva Bhoomi 9. Kadal Pura Part-1 2 3 Mannan Magal Mogana Silai Mohini Vanam Moongil Sandilyan Novels. Yavana Rani – This is based on the life of early Chola King Ilanchetcheni & Karikala Cholan. 2. Kadal pura – This is based on the li In this novel Sandilyan brilliantly narrates the Cholas naval expedition to present day Malaysian, Though the names, time period change – the overall plot and treatment often is not.

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SandilyanPorattangalChennai: Views Read Edit View history. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli alumni 20th-century Indian novelists Indian historical novelists Novelists from Tamil Nadu 20th-century Indian male writers. Swaminatha Sharma who was working in Thiru.

Sandilyan’s most famous novels were serialised in Kumudama weekly Tamil magazine and was instrumental in increasing the circulation to a greater extent. Retrieved from ” https: He married Ranganayaki in He also started publishing in other magazines like Amudhasurabi.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kamil Zvelebil once called him as the “fourth most popular Tamil Writer”.


Sandilyan or Chandilyan Tamil: Later he became a sub-editor at the English daily newspaper Hindustan Times. He became friends with his neighbours V.

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Nagar in the s. While in college, he was influenced by the visit of C. Rajagopalachari and joined the Indian independence movement. His historical novels were published in book form by Vanadhi Padhippagam and became best sellers. Later he also produced a documentary titled “Birth of a Newspaper”.

He became a member of the Indian National Congress. Ka’s weekly magazine Navasakthi and the noted Tamil writer Kalki Krishnamurthy. It revolves around the family feud in the Pandya dynastySinhala army’s entry into Pandya Nadu at the request of one side, the alleged atrocities of the Sinhala army and the war between Sinhala and Chola armies ending with the defeat of the former.

After finishing college he moved to T. As ofmany of them still remain in print, four decades after being first published. InThe Tamil Nadu Government announced its intention to nationalise Sandilyan’s works along with those of 28 other authors and provide compensation to his legal heirs.

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He co-wrote the screenplays of films like Swarga Seema and En Veedu He started writing Tamil short stories in the Tamil Weekly Sudesamithran and also worked as a reporter in Sudesamithran from to sanvilyan He was one of the very few Tamil nvels to get a monthly salary from Kumudam for his novels. With their encouragement he wrote his first short story titled Shantha Seelan.


One of his first works was a self-published political novel called Balathkaaram. After leaving Kumudamhe unsuccessfully ran a weekly magazine called Kamalam.

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He later wrote about his film world experiences in his book Cinema Valarndha Kadhai His family was from Thiruindalur village near Mayiladuthurai. Paalaivanathu pushpam novles Sandha deepam were his earliest historical novels.

This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Encouraged by this success Sandilyan started learning the Tamil language formally from a Tamil Pandit named Thirukannapuram Srinivachariar. His college education came from Tiruchirappalli St.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is known for his historical romance and adventure novels, often set in the times of the Chola and Pandya empires.

After his stint at the Hindustan Times he returned to work at Sudesamithran and started writing full-length novels.