T. D. Ramakrishnan is a novelist, translator and screen writer. He is the author of six best-selling Malayalam novels: Alpha,
Francis Itty Cora ,Sugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki, Mama Africa, Andhar Badhirar Mookar, Pacha Manja Chuvappu. He is the
recipient of many awards including Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award and prestigious Vayalar Award. He has written the script and
dialogues of Olu, the opening movie of Indian Panorama in IFFI Goa 2018 directed by vetran director Shaji N Karun. English translation of Sugandhi Alias
Andal Deavanayaki published by Harper Collins longlisted for DSC South Asian Literature Prize 2019. He introduced several
Tamil literary works to Keralites and has won the E. K. Divakaran Potti Award for Best Translator in 2007.