Manushya Puthiran (Tamil:மனுஷ்ய புத்திரன்) (born 1968) is a popular poet in Tamil Nadu.He was born as S.Abdul Hameed in Trichy district Thuvarankurichi. He began his literary career in early 80's and at a very young age of 16, his first poem got published. In 2002, he was awarded the Sanskriti National Award for his outstanding contribution to Tamil literature as an young writer.
Over the past two decades, several of his poems got published in popular Tamil Magazines like Ananda Vikatan, Kumudam, Kalki and Kalachuvadu. His political and topical columns are regular in Tamil periodicals such as Kungumam, Nakeeran and Tamil popular daily Dinamalar.
Now he lives in Chennai He is running Uyirmmai publication and Uyirmmai magazine.
Early life and Education
Manushya Puthiran born as the second of four children on 15 March 1968, in Thuvarankuruchi, Trichy District. He started his schooling at the age of 7 and he describes his early life:
"I went to school at the age of seven and I quit the school much earlier. This gave me ample time to see the fun around and dream. Having no constraints of fulfilling parent’s dreams , I drowned into my own dreams. My father and brothers brought books for me to kill the time. I reached an incredible world. On the whole, I was a pampered, spoiled useless but was growing as a Charismatic child. No much difference in that even now."
Completed his schooling in private, continued his first year degree in Bachelor of Arts through Distance Learning Programs, Annamalai University. Just not to miss the fun and experience of campus, from 2nd year onwards he started attending college. Later he did dual Master degree one in Mass Communication and other in History.