He is well known as a novelist, essayist, screenplay writer. His writings focusses on life of marginalised and the oppressed. His most popular work Ayussinte Pusthakam is considered to be one of the best in post modern Malayalam literature and was also adapted as play which won many Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi Awards. He has written more than 40 books among which Disa, Kamamohitham, Librarian, Kannatikkatal, Amen Amen, Vathil Thurannitta Nagarathil etc are few to name. He has also written screenplays for some films such as Puravrutham, Kochu Kochu Santhishangal, Vellivelichathil, Orma Mathram etc. He has received numerous awards â€“ Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Kerala Statte Film Award for Best Book on Cinema, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Award, Muttathu Varkey Award, Padmaprabha Literary Award etc.