K JayakumarA popular poet, lyricist, painter and scriptwriter. He penned 27 books of poems, translation, children’s literature, research study and novel. He is a retired IAS officer who served as Chief Secretary and founder vice chancellor of Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University. He has won Mahakavi Kuttamath award, Kunjunni Master award, Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi award and Film Critics Award for his contributions in Malayalam Literature and Malayalam Films.

He translated the works of renowned writers as Tagore, Kahil Gibran, Jalaluddin Rumi and Omar Khayyam.