Malayalam, Our Life
The Malayalam language has an intriguing history of development enriched by the early evolution of literary culture that includes everything from erotic poetry to award-winning novels. Malayalam's historical ties to other languages such as Tamil and Sanskrit have endowed it with a number of unique characteristics still evident in the modern language. Today, an estimated 35 million Malayalam speakers can be found around the world, the majority of them concentrated in India.
- Malayalam, the language spoken in the southern Indian state of Kerala, is the longest palindrome (a word that reads the same backwards and forwards) in the English language
- First Jnanapith award was given for Malayalam Poem(G. Shankara Kurup won the award). Malayalam got 5 Jnanapith. Malayalam literature got 57 Kendra sahitya academy awards.