Jose Panachi[urram can be summarized as a short story writer, journalist and columnist. In 1975 after taking PG in English from Kerala University he joined in Malayala Manorama in editorial board. Currentl,y he is the associate editor. For last three decade, he has been writing satire column under the name ˜Panachi".He also writes under the same pen name in Bashaposhini. In 1980 he received National Award for the work ˜Snehapurvam Panachi" and in 2003 he received Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award. In 2005 Kannadiyile Mazha won him the Kerala Sahitya Akademi award for the best novel.