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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

complete our Thottathimyalil family History

I am planning to complete Thottathimyalil family history.All family members please send their details to my blog or email address.
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Sunday, August 15, 2010

P.O.Mathew / T.M.Abraham

T.M.Abraham: Second Son of P.O.Mathew .Thottathimyalil Mathew Abraham (born 1 June 1949) is an Indian theatre director and playwright. He was vice chairman of the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademy from 2001-2004 and currently also holds that position.

1 Profile
2 Education
3 Offices held
4 Theatre Background
5 Writer
6 Awards and recognitions
7 Plays Directed
8 References

ProfileT M Abraham was born at Neyyassery - Thodupuzha, Idukki district of Kerala in a Syrian Catholic Christian family to Mr.Ouseph Mathew Thottathimyalil and Aleykutty Mathew. He was the second son among the 11 children in the family.

EducationTM Abraham did his primary education from St. Sebastian School Neyyassery, Thodupuzha. He took his graduation from the University of Kerala. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations.

Offices held
He joined FACT Ltd (Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited) , at the age of 21, as chemist. He was the Manager of Public Relations, FACT Ltd, Cochin, when he retired in the year 2004. He was the Vice chairman of the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademy, Trichur from 2005-2007. Hee was also the nominated member of the Kerala Sahitya Akademy and Kerala Kalamandalam from 1995-1998. He is an executive member of the Samasta Kerala Sahitya Parishad. He was the secretary of the Indian Society of Authors, Kerala Chapter from 2002-2004. Currently he is the Secretary of Cochin Theatre Group, a drama group based in Kochi.

Theatre Background
One of the renowned Playwright and Theatre Director in Malayalam. Working in the Malayalam Theatre for the last 29 years, and published 14 books in Malayalam in various categories such as novel, drama, monograph, translations etc..

He has published several books relating to drama. He has also translated several english books into malayalam.

Published Works.
1Ulpatthi Malayalam Novel.
2. Shantigiri Malayalam Novel.
3. Perunthachan One act plays.
4. Nashtapetta Chirakukal One act plays.
5. Athbuthanganam One act plays.
6.Pravukal Ippol Karayunnila One act plays.
7.Nizhal koodaram Drama.
8. Ekakikaluda Thazhvara Drama.
9. Monograph.
10. Vadhu Malayalam translation of H.S. Shivaprakash’s Kannada play.
11.Yesukristhuvinte Suvishesham Gospel According to Jesus Christ ) Malayalam translation of Nobel laureate Jose Saramago’s (Portuguese) novel.
12.Caligula Malayalam translation of Nobel laureate Albert Camus’s play.
13. Keeri Muricha Kannu Collection of One act plays.
14. Rakthabali Collection of Plays.
15.Kozhutha Kalakutty Collection of Plays.
16.Abhinayakala Oru Aamugham
17.Theatre Guide Abhinaya Paatangal Translation of Theatre Guide
18.Theatre For Children A theatre Guide for children.
19.Jesus CEO Malayalam translation of Famous Book Jesus CEO by Laurie Beth Jones
20.The Path Malayalam translation of Famous Book The Path by Laurie Beth Jones

Rakthabali was translated into Bengali and was published in the special issue of the Bengali Theatre Journal ‘Shoodrak’ in the year 2000. Nashtapetta Chirakukal was translated into Hindi, Published by Lok Bharathi Prakashan, Allahabad-2.
Awards and recognitions

Prize in the novel competition conducted by the Kunkumam weekly in 1975, for the novel ‘Ulpathi’.
Second prize in the all Kerala playwright competition conducted by the Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademi in 1976, for the play ‘Aekakikalude Thazvara’
Got first prize in the all Kerala Professional Drama competition conducted by the Government of Kerala in 1980, for the play ‘Aham Aham’.
Got the Best Director Award in the all Kerala Professional Drama competition conducted by the Government of Kerala in 1980,Got Kerala Sahitya Akademy Award in 1981 for the play collection ‘Perunthachan’.
Got Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademi award in 1993 for the best playwright.
Got the K.C.B.C. Literary Award in 1994, for the one act play ‘Pravukal Eppol Karayunnilla’.
Got V.T. Bhattathirippad award for the play collection ‘Keerimuricha Kannu’ in 2001.
Recipient of the Senior Fellowship by Government of India, Department of Culture, in 2004.
Recipient of the Kala Ratna Award by Kalasadan Thrissur, for his contributions to the Malayalam Theatre, in 2010.

Plays DirectedPerunthachan 1976.
Atphutanganam 1978.
Aham Aham 1980.
Nashtapetta Chirakukal 1982.
Pavakoothu 1984.
Pravukal Ippol Karayunnilla 1985.
Yayati 1988.
Swapana Bhavanam 1992.
Caligula 1993. (Original play by Albert Camus translated in to Malayalam.)
The Queen and the Rebels 1995. ( Original play by Ugo Betti translated in to Malayalam.)
Thuglaq 2002. (Original Kannada play by Girish Karnad translated in to Malayalam.)
Antigone 2003. ( Original French play by Jean Anouilh translated in to Malayalam.)
Madhavi 2004. (Original Hindi play by Bhishma Sahni translated in to Malayalam.)
Madhivi 2005. (Madhavi was presented at the 7th Bharath Rang Mahotsav, at New Delhi on 18 January 2005. Thee Festival was conducted by the National School of Drama, New Delhi.
Oedipus 2005. (Original Greek play by Sophocles translated in to Malayalam.)
Waiting for Godot 2006. (Original French play by Samuel Beckett translated into Malayalam.)
Prathibimbam 2007. (Original Marathi play by Mahesh Elkunchwar translated into Malayalam.)
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Wife: Molly Thomas of Meckattuparambil  family. She is a post graduate and currently working as AGM in BSNL.


1.MATTHEW ABRAHAM: B.Tech from Govt.Engineering College,Trichur.Currently employed in  USA.He completed MS from the prestigious DUKE University in USA.

2.TONY ABRAHAM: B.Tech in EEE from MA College, Kothamangalam. Currently undergoing MS at University of Texas .
3.TEENA : Student.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Thottathimyalil P.O.Mathew Family(Padinjarel Kunjettan)

Late Ouseph Mathew (P.O.Mathew)
Kerala 685582

Born 14-8-1919
Married to Alekkutty Abraham of Kochuparambil(Aarakuzha)family.
Died: 06-12-2005
P.O. Mathew,Thottathimyalil had actively involved in Independence movement.He was president of Karimannoor congress Mandalam for many years.He served Karimannoore panchayat for 17 years as member representing VII ward that included St.Sebastians High School. He was the leading personality who spearheaded the movement for the upgradation of the School. His constant efforts brought electricity to Neyyassery Village.The Neyyassery- Koduvely road was broadened and tarred due to his close proximity to former minister P.J.Joseph. He served as the Block member reprenting Karimannoor Panchayat. He is survived by Eleven children.

1.T.M.Joseph.Married to Smt.Mary Margret of Kolerickal Family of Vaduthala,Ernakulam. He retired as Senior Air port Manager of Airport Authority of India. His wife is working as Principal of Central School.He has two children.Jithin -B.E.( Computer Science) and Jini -Student.

2.T.M.Abraham.He is married to smt.Molly Thomas of Mekkattuparambil family, Mala,Trichur.He retired as PRO of FACT,Alwaye.His wife is working as DGM of BSNL Ernakulam.They have three children.He is a wellknown writer
Thottathimyalil Mathew Abraham (Malayalam: ) (born 1 June 1949) is an Indian theatre director and playwright. He was vice chairman of the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademy from 2001-2004 and now continuing in that position.
3.Mary Babu: She is married to Babu Peter of Kocheril Family.They have Two children.
Sana Babu: BSc Nurse in UAE.Married to Geo Francis.Both are working in Dubai.
Kiron Babu:B.Tech( Electrical & Electrical Engineering) from CUSAT.
4.Tressa Antony: She is married to Antony C Thomas of Cheripuram Family ,Chengalam Palai.They are settled in USA. They have two children.Subin Antony and Sumy Antony.