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Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year, since 1955, by Sahitya Akademi (India’s National Academy of Letters), to Indian writers for their outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 major Indian languages. The list of Malayalam language writers who have won the award is given below.

Year Recipients Book Book Category
1955 R. Narayana Panikkar Bhasha Sahitya Charitram History of Literature
1956 I. C. Chacko, Illiparambil Paniniya Pradyotam Commentary
1957 Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Chemmeen Novel
1958 K. P. Kesava Menon Kazhinja Kaalam Autobiography
1960 Uroob (P. C. Kuttikrishnan) Sundarikalum Sundaranmarum Novel
1963 G. Sankara Kurup Viswadarsanam Poetry
1964 P. Kesava Dev Ayalkkar Novel
1965 N. Balamani Amma Muthassi Poetry
1966 K. M. Kuttikrishna Marar Kala Jeevitham Thanne Essays
1967 P. Kunhiraman Nair Thamarathoni Poetry
1969 Edasseri Govindan Nair Kavile Pattu Poetry
1970 M. T. Vasudevan Nair Kaalam Novel
1971 Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon Vida Poetry
1972 S. K. Pottekkatt Oru Desathinte Katha Novel
1973 Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Balidarsanam Poetry
1974 Vennikkulam Gopala Kurup Kamasurabhi Poetry
1975 O. N. V. Kurup Aksharam Poetry
1976 Cherukadu (Cherukad Govinda Pisharodi) Jeevithappatha Autobiography
1977 N. Lalithambika Antharjanam Agnisakshi Novel
1978 B. Sugathakumari Ratrimazha Poetry
1979 N. V. Krishna Warrier Vallatholinte Kavyasilpam Literary criticism
1980 Punathil Kunhabdulla Smaraka Silakal Novel
1981 Vilasini (M. K. Menon) Avakasikal Novel
1982 V. K. N. Payyan Kathakal Short stories
1983 S. Guptan Nair Thiranjedutha Prabandhangal Essays
1984 K. Ayyappa Paniker Ayyappa Panikkarute Kritikal Poetry
1985 Sukumar Azhikode Tathvamasi Critical study
1986 M. Leelavathy Kavitadwani Critical study
1987 N. Krishna Pillai Prathipathram Bhashanabhedam Literary criticism
1988 E. Harikumar Dinosarinte Kutty Short stories
1988 C. Radhakrishnan Spandamapinikale Nandi Novel
1989 Olappamanna Subramanian Namboothirippad Nizhalana Poetry
1990 O. V. Vijayan Gurusagaram Novel
1991 M. P. Sankunni Nair Chhatravum Chamaravum Criticism
1992 M. Mukundan Daivathinte Vikruthikal Novel
1993 N. P. Mohammed Daivathinte Kannu Novel
1994 Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri Ujjayiniyile Rappakalukal Poetry
1995 Thikkodiyan (P. Kunjananandan Nair) Arangu Kanatha Natan Autobiography
1996 T. Padmanabhan Gowri Short stories
1997 Anand (P. Satchidanandan) Govardhante Yatrakal Novel
1998 Kovilan (V. V. Ayyappan) Thattakam Novel
1999 C. V. Sreeraman Sreeramante Kathakal Short stories
2000 R. Ramachandran R. Ramachandrante Kavithakal Poetry
2001 Attoor Ravi Varma Attoor Ravi Varmayute Kavitakal Poetry
2002 K. G. Sankara Pillai K.G. Sankara Pillayude Kavitakal Poems
2003 Sara Joseph Aalahayude Penmakkal Novel
2004 Paul Zachariah Zachariyayute Kathakal Short Stories
2005 G. V. Kakkanadan Jappana Pukayila Short Stories
2006 M. Sukumaran Chuvanna Chinnangal Short stories
2007 Sethu (A. Sethumadhavan) Adayalangal Novel
2008 K. P. Appan Madhuram Ninte Jeevitham Essays
2009 U. A. Khader Thrikottoor Peruma Novelite
2010 M. P. Veerendra Kumar Haimavatha Bhoovil Travelogue
2011 M. K. Sanu Basheer: Ekantha Veedhiyile Avadhoothan Biography
2012 K. Satchidanandan Marannu Vecha Vasthukkal Poems
2013 M. N. Paloor Kathayillathavante Katha Autobiography
2014 Subhash Chandran Manushyanu Oru Aamukham Novel
2015 K. R. Meera Aarachaar Novel
2016 Prabha Varma Shyamamaadhavam Poetry
2017 K. P. Ramanunni Daivathinte Pusthakam Novel
2018 S. Ramesan Nair Guru Pournami Poetry
2019 Dr. M Leelavathy Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam Translation
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