Balachandran Chullikkadu is a renowned Malayalam poet from Kerala, India. He was born on July 30, 1957, in Paravur. He completed his graduation in English literature from Maharajas College, Ernakulam. His collection of poems published are "Pathinettu kavithakal", "Amaavaasi", "Ghazal", "Maanasaantharam", "Dracula" etc. A collection of his complete poems, Balachandran Chullikkadinte Kavithakal (The Poems of Balachandran Chullikkad) (2000) was published by DC Books, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
They have also published the book of his memoirs, Chidambarasmarana (2001). He married the Malayalam poetess Vijayalaksmi. He participated in many national literary seminars organised by the Central Academy of Letters, India. He was one among the ten members of a cultural delegation of India to Sweden in 1997 invited by the Nobel academy and Swedish writers union. He represented Indian poetry in the International Bookfair in Gotenborg, Sweden, in November 1997. He is also an actor.