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in Thiruppadirippuliyur (Cuddalore), India
April 25, 1906

May 05, 1948


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Pudhumaipithan was born in Thiruppadirippuliyur (Cuddalore) in a Saiva pillai family.His early education was obtained in places like Gingee, Kallakurichi and Tindivanam.He completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Tirunelveli Hindu college in 1931.In the same year he married Kamala and moved to Madras. His career as a writer began in 1933 with an essay "Gulabjaan Kaadhal" (Love for Gulab jamun) published in the magazine Gandhi.His first short story "Aatrangarai Pillaiyaar" (Pillaiyaar on the river bank) was published in 1934 in "Manikodi" and from then on his short stories appeared regularly in it. His short stories appeared in a number of magazines like Kalaimakal, Jothi, Sudantira Chanku, Oozhiyan and Thamizh Mani and the annual issue of...more

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Pudhumaipithan Kathaigal
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