Balamani Amma Net Worth, Biography, Husband, Family & More

Balamani Amma
Balamani Amma

Balamani Amma net worth is $2 million. She was an Indian poet who wrote in Malyalam. Some of her magnificient works are Amma, Muthassi and  Mazhuvinte Katha.

Balamani Amma Biography

Balamani Amma was born on 19 July, 1909 in Punnayurkulam, Ponnani taluk, Malabar District, Madras Presidency, British India and died on 29 September 2004 (aged 95) in Kochi, Kerala, India of Alzheimer’s disease.

At age 19, Amma wedded V.M. Nair, who turned into the overseeing chief and overseeing proofreader of Mathrubhumi, a broadly flowed Malayalam newspaper, and later a leader at an auto company. She left for Kolkata after her union with live with her husband. V.M. Nair kicked the bucket in 1977.

Amma was the mother of essayist Kamala Surayya, (otherwise called Kamala Das), who deciphered one of her mom’s sonnets, “The Pen”, which depicts the depression of a mother. Her different kids incorporate child Shyam Sunder, and little girl Sulochana.

Personal Details

Real NameNalapat Balamani Amma
Age95 years
Date of Birth19 July, 1909
BirthplaceMadras, British India
Zodiac SignNot Known


FatherChittanjoor Kunhunni Raja
MotherNalapat Kochukutti amma
SiblingsNot Known
HusbandsV.M. Nair


SchoolNever Went
UniversityNever Went

Physical Statistics

HeightYet To Update
WeightYet To Update
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack


Balamani Amma distributed in excess of 20 collections of sonnets, a few composition works, and interpretations. Her most memorable sonnet “Kooppukai” was distributed in 1930.

Her most memorable acknowledgment came when she got the Sahithya Nipuna Puraskaram, an honor from Parikshith Thampuran, previous leader of Kingdom of Cochin. Nivedyam is the assortment of sonnets of Balamani Amma from 1959 to 1986. Lokantharangalil is a requiem on the demise of the writer Nalapat Narayana Menon.

Her poems are –

  • Kudumbini (1936)
  • Dharmamargathil (1938)
  • Sthree Hridayam (1939)
  • Prabhankuram (1942)
  • Bhavanayil (1942)
  • Oonjalinmel (1946)
  • Kalikkotta (1949)
  • Velichathil (1951)
  • Avar Paadunnu (1952)
  • Pranamam (1954)
  • Lokantharangalil (1955)
  • Sopanam (1958)
  • Muthassi (1962)
  • Mazhuvinte Katha (1966)
  • Ambalathilekku (1967)
  • Nagarathil (1968)
  • Veyilaarumbol (1971)
  • Amruthamgamaya (1978)
  • Sandhya (1982)
  • Nivedyam (1987)
  • Mathruhridayam (1988)
  • To My Daughter (Malayalam)
  • Kulakkadavil
  • Mahavira


Her verse acquired her the titles of Amma (mother) and Muthassi (grandma) of Malayalam poetry. While conveying the Balamaniyamma recognition discourse at the Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, depicted her as the “prophet of human brilliance” and said that her verse had been a motivation to him. Writer and pundit M. N. Karassery thought of her as a Gandhian, and accepted her works ought to be returned to when individuals consider Nathuram Godse to address Indian nationalism.

She got numerous scholarly distinctions and grants, including the Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award for Muthassi (1963), Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award for Muthassi (1965), Asan Prize (1989), Vallathol Award (1993), Lalithambika Antharjanam Award (1993), Saraswati Samman for Nivedyam (1995), Ezhuthachan Award (1995), and N. V. Krishna Warrier Award (1997). She was likewise a beneficiary of India’s third most noteworthy non military personnel honor, the Padma Bhushan, in 1987.

Source – wikipedia

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