Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer 6 June — 15 June , born Sambasivan but popularly known as Ulloor , was an Indian poet of Malayalam literature and a historian. He was one of the modern triumvirate poets of Kerala in the first half of the 20th century, along with Kumaran Asan and Vallathol Narayana Menon. He held various positions in the government service such as those of a Land revenue and Income Tax Commissioner before superannuating from service as the Chief Secretary of the State. Iyer married Ananthalakshmi Ammal in when he was only 15 years old but his wife died in He had three daughters and five sons from his two marriages.
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Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer 6 June — 15 June , born Sambasivan but popularly known as Ulloor , was an Indian poet of Malayalam literature and a historian. He was one of the modern triumvirate poets of Kerala in the first half of the 20th century, along with Kumaran Asan and Vallathol Narayana Menon. He held various positions in the government service such as those of a Land revenue and Income Tax Commissioner before superannuating from service as the Chief Secretary of the State.
Iyer married Ananthalakshmi Ammal in when he was only 15 years old but his wife died in He had three daughters and five sons from his two marriages. He died on June 15, , aged Iyer assumed his name, Ulloor, after the place of his ancestral home. Unlike the other two members of the modern triumvirates , Kumaran Asan and Vallathol Narayana Menon , who were romanticists, Ulloor was known to be a classicist and his works were marked by Sanskrit words, mythological references, satirical undertones and scholarship.
Ayyappa Paniker noted that Umakeralam was a work of great devotion: devotion to the land, to the language, to a poetic tradition. Some of his other best known works were Bhakthideepika , and Chithrasala. Uloor also wrote quite a large number of lyrics and shorter pieces, now available in various collections. Besides, he wrote a play, Amba and such other works in prose as Bashachampukkal , a study on Champu literature and Vijnana Deepika , a compilation of essays in four volumes.
The Government of Kerala established Mahakavi Ulloor Memorial Library and Research Centre in , to honour the memory of the poet, and it was shifted to a new premises in Jagathy , Thiruvananthapuram in which was inaugurated by S. Radhakrishnan , the then president of India. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the poet. For the place, see Ulloor. The desire to rise seen in the flying fireflies, the enthusiasm brimming within the singing cuckoo' to offer worship to other beings, the skill of the full-blown flower to entice the entire world, the expertise of the jumping bird to move its feet I have read ambrosia-like suggestive poetry even in mere rust; I have heard with my ear sweet veena sounds even in silence, Excerpts from Ulloor's Bhoothakkannadi Microscope .
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Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer
Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer, commonly known as Ulloor, was a famous Malayalam poet and a noted historian. He was one of the famous triumvirate poets of Kerala, South India in the first half of the 20th century. He attempted to revive the classical heritage of Malayalam poetry. He was born at the Thamarassery Illam at Perunna, Changanassery.
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