About M. T. Vasudevan Nair
Madath Thekkepaattu Vasudevan Nair ( known as MT ) is an author of modern Malayalam literature. MT is also a scriptwriter and director of Malayalam films. He has directed seven films and written the screenplay for around 54 films. He shot into fame at the age of 20 when he won the prize for the best short story in Malayalam at the World Short Story Competition conducted by The New York Herald Tribune.
His debut novel Naalukettu (Ancestral Home- translated to English as The Legacy), written at the age of 23, won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 1958.