Results 1 – 16 of 47 by Sandilyan. Paperback · offer(6 offers). out of 5 stars 4 · Mannan Magal. by Sandilyan by Sandilyan by Sandilyan. Jaladeepam Part-1 2 3 8. Jeeva Bhoomi 9. Kadal Pura Part-1 2 3 Mannan Magal Mogana Silai Mohini Vanam Moongil Sandilyan Novels. Yavana Rani – This is based on the life of early Chola King Ilanchetcheni & Karikala Cholan. 2. Kadal pura – This is based on the li In this novel Sandilyan brilliantly narrates the Cholas naval expedition to present day Malaysian, Though the names, time period change – the overall plot and treatment often is not.

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Sandilyan or Chandilyan Tamil: He is known for his historical romance and adventure novels, often set in the times of the Chola and Pandya empires. His family was from Thiruindalur village near Mayiladuthurai. His college education came from Tiruchirappalli St. While in college, he was influenced by the visit of C.

Rajagopalachari and joined the Indian independence movement. He became a member of the Indian National Congress. He married Ranganayaki in After finishing college he moved to T.

Nagar in the s. He became friends with his neighbours V. Swaminatha Sharma who was working in Thiru.


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Ka’s weekly magazine Navasakthi and the noted Tamil writer Kalki Nvels. With their encouragement he wrote his first short story titled Shantha Seelan. Encouraged by this success Sandilyan started learning the Tamil language formally from a Tamil Pandit named Thirukannapuram Srinivachariar. He started writing Tamil short stories in the Tamil Weekly Sudesamithran and also worked as a reporter in Sudesamithran from to Later he became a sub-editor at the English daily newspaper Hindustan Times.

He co-wrote the screenplays of films like Swarga Seema and En Veedu He later wrote about his film world experiences in his book Cinema Valarndha Kadhai Later he also produced a documentary titled “Birth of a Newspaper”. After his stint at the Hindustan Times he returned to work at Sudesamithran and started writing full-length novels. One of his first works was a self-published political novel called Balathkaaram.

He also started publishing in other magazines like Amudhasurabi. Paalaivanathu pushpam and Sandha deepam were his earliest historical novels. Sandilyan’s most famous novels were serialised in Kumudama weekly Tamil magazine and noels instrumental in increasing the circulation to a greater extent.

Sandi,yan was one of the very few Tamil writers to get a monthly salary from Kumudam for his novels. After leaving Kumudamhe unsuccessfully ran a weekly magazine called Kamalam. His historical novels were published in book form by Vanadhi Padhippagam and became best sellers. As ofmany of them still remain in print, four decades after being first published.


Kamil Zvelebil once called him as the “fourth most popular Tamil Writer”. InThe Tamil Nadu Government announced its intention to nationalise Sandilyan’s works along with those of 28 other authors and provide compensation to his legal heirs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It revolves around the family feud in the Pandya dynastySinhala army’s entry into Pandya Nadu at the request of one side, the alleged atrocities of the Sinhala army and the war between Sinhala and Chola armies ending with the defeat of the former.

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