He is one of the most prominent writers in contemporary Malayalam literature. His most popular work Manushyanu Oru Amukham has won many awards such as Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award, Kerala sahitya Akademi Award, Odakkuzhal Award and Vayalar Award. His stories Vadhakarmam, Sanmargam, Parudeesa Nashtam etc have been adapted into films. Bloody Mary, Kathakal Subhash Chandran, Thalpam, Bhoomile Malakha, Gholiyum Valapottum etc are some of his books. Some of the other recognitions he has received include Ankanam Puraskaram, SBT sahitya Award, VP Sivakumar-Keli Award, Library Council Sahitya Puraskaram etc.