He is a well-known writer, film critic and filmmaker. He writes both in English and Malayalam. His best-known works are Malayala Cinema Padanangal, Cinema Talkies, A Door to Adoor, Samanthara Yathrakal - K. R. Mohanante Cinema. His documentaries are Pakarnattam : Ammannur, The Actor(1995), Matha to Ma(2002) and mega Narratives are Fantastic(2010). He has received National Film Award for Best Film Critic in 2009. Other awards and recognitions include Kerala State Award â€“ Special Jury Award for Best Book on Cinema (Malayala Cinema Padanangal), Swarna Kamal Best Film Critic, National Film Award for Best Arts/Cultural Film(Rajat Kamal) and Kerala State Film Award for Best Documentary(Pakarnnattam) etc.