G R Indugopan, is a short story writer and novelist. He has written and published more than thirty books, including memoirs and travelogues. His major works include Ice-1960C, Cheenkanni Vettakkarante Athmakathayum Muthala Layaniyum, Manaljeevikal, and Iruttu Pathradhipar. His novel, Kali Gandhaki, was made into a tele-series by Madhupal, whose screenplay was written by P. F. Mathews. The upcoming film, Vilayath Buddha, is based on his novel of the same name. He has received numerous honours, including the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Geetha Hiranyan Award.