A native of capital city of Kerala, he took PhD in Malayalam from Kerala University. He won Kerala Sahitya Akademi award for critical study of Pithrukhadikaram in 1997. The debut Vilasini award was bagged by Andhanaya Daivam. He was the editor to the titles published by DC Books like 100 Varsham 100 Kavitha, Mahacharithamala, O V Vijayan Ormapusthakam etc. Currently he works as the editor in Mathrubhumi.