Vinod Narayanan Indian Author

Vinod Narayanan: Unveiling the World of Words and Thrills


Vinod Narayanan, a renowned writer in the realm of Malayalam literature, has captivated readers with his gripping crime thriller novels and enchanting children's literature. With over 160 published books in English and Malayalam, he has left an indelible mark on the literary landscape. This biography delves into his journey, from humble beginnings to becoming a celebrated author, and explores the multifaceted facets of his creative endeavors.

'My fiction is based to the best of my ability on research and field work. I have to believe every word my fictive characters say, every action they undertake,' 

Early Life and Education:

Vinod Narayanan was born in 1975 in Tripunithura, a culturally vibrant town in Kerala, India. Raised in a supportive and artistic family, he developed an early appreciation for storytelling. After completing his high school education in Chottanikkara, he pursued his higher studies at MG University.

"The first trailer for Malayalam books was made for his books."

Emergence as a Writer:

Narayanan's literary career took flight in 1997 when his first story, "Pakshikal Chekkerunnidam," was published in Mangalam Weekly. The positive reception and encouragement he received served as a catalyst for his future endeavors. In 1999, he published his debut novel, "Mayakottaram," through Manorajyam Weekly, marking the beginning of a prolific journey.

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Literary Contributions:

With a penchant for crime thrillers and a deep understanding of the nuances of storytelling, Vinod Narayanan has crafted a vast repertoire of novels that keep readers on the edge of their seats. His ability to weave intricate plots, introduce compelling characters, and maintain a suspenseful atmosphere has garnered him a loyal following. His books, published by various renowned Malayalam publishers, have consistently received critical acclaim.

 In addition to his crime thriller novels, Narayanan has made a significant impact in children's literature. Collaborating with his brother, illustrator Anil Narayanan, they have brought numerous enchanting tales to life. Their partnership has resulted in the publication of numerous children's books, fostering imagination and nurturing a love for reading among young minds.

"Amazon has elevated me as an international author. About 90 books have been published by Amazon."

മലയാളത്തില്‍ നിന്ന് ഒരു നോവല്‍ നാലു ഭാഷകളില്‍ പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു. വിനോദ് നാരായണന്‍ എഴുതിയ മന്ദാരയക്ഷി എന്ന നോവലാണ് വിവിധഭാഷകളിലേക്ക് വിവര്‍ത്തനം ചെയ്ത് പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നത്. മലയാളത്തിന് പുറമേ ഇംഗ്ലീഷ്, ഹിന്ദി, തമിഴ് ഭാഷകളില്‍ ഈ പുസ്തകം ഇപ്പോള്‍ ലഭ്യമാണ്. നൈന ബുക്സ് ആണ് പുസ്തകം പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നത്.

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ലോകമെമ്പാടും പ്രശസ്തമായ കേരളത്തിന്റെ അഭിമാനമായ ശബരിമല ശ്രീഅയ്യപ്പന്റ കഥ നോവൽ രൂപത്തിൽ അവതരിപ്പിക്കുകയാണ് ശ്രീ വിനോദ് നാരായണൻ. ഭാരതഖണ്ഡത്തിന്റെ പുരാണ - പുരാതന ചരിത്രം മുതലുള്ള വ്യക്തമായ കാലഗണനയോടെ കേരളോൽപ്പത്തിയും മഹിഷസാമ്രാജ്യസ്ഥാപനവും ഉൾപ്പെടെ വിശദമായി വിവരിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു ഈ നോവലിൽ. Read more

Receives Best Short Film Screenplay Award from Deedi Damodaran.

Expanding Horizons:

Vinod Narayanan's creative pursuits extend beyond writing. He has worked as a journalist and subsequently embarked on a freelance writing career, enabling him to explore different genres and express his versatile storytelling abilities. Additionally, he established his own book publishing venture, offering a platform to budding authors and amplifying their voices in the literary world.

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 Vinod Narayanan's artistic vision also transcends the written word. He has directed and produced several short films, showcasing his talent for visual storytelling and further diversifying his creative portfolio.

With Malayalam film actor Mukesh


Personal Life and Legacy:

Currently residing in the serene village of Chembu near Vaikom, Vinod Narayanan continues to inspire and engage readers with his literary prowess. His commitment to the craft, passion for storytelling, and ability to captivate audiences have earned him a special place in the hearts of Malayalam literature enthusiasts.


With Malayalam Film Actor Rajeev Rangan

Vinod Narayanan's dedication to his craft, combined with his versatility as a writer, has cemented his legacy in the realm of Malayalam literature. His contributions to crime thrillers and children's literature have enriched the literary landscape and continue to entertain and inspire generations of readers.

Receives Best Short Film Director Award 


Vinod Narayanan's journey from a budding writer to an accomplished author exemplifies the power of passion and perseverance. With his crime thriller novels and captivating children's literature, he has left an indelible imprint in the literary world. As he continues to explore new avenues of storytelling, Vinod Narayanan's influence is sure to endure, leaving an inspiring legacy for future generations of writers and readers alike.