He is an Indian author, sociologist, social activist and political commentator, living in Kerala. He completed his post graduation in Sociology from Kerala University and his M. Phil from Bangalore University. He headed the department of Sociology at Farook College, Kozhikode for more than 3 decades. He began his career as a writer with Poovum Puzhayum (1988), a collection of short stories. He received Edasseri Award for the work in the same year. He has received many prestigious awards including, the Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award. On July 24. 2018 his first novel Espathinayiram was published.