Popular Malayalan writer Karur Soman has been presented with the Universal Records Forum(URF) award by former Union Minister Kodikunnil Suresh MP. The UK-based writer made the record for the ‘most number books published by a single person in a single day’.
Asian Jury member Dr. Johnson V Idikula was also present at the ceremony.
Karur’s records were initially examined and checked by a committee comprising of URF World Records CEO Dr. Saudeep Chatterjee, International Jury Dr. Guinness Sunil Joseph, Ambassador Dr. Bernard Hole (Germany), Asian Jury Dr. Johnson V Idikula.
Mavelikkara Charummoodu born Daniel Samuel, better known by his pen name Karur Soman, lives in London with his family.
Karur entered the literary world while in the high school, writing radio plays and writing poems for “Balarama”.
He has written sixty-three works in the fields of drama, musicals, novels, children’s novels, English novels, English stories, short stories, historical stories, poetry, song, essay, travelogue, biography, autobiography, science, technology, sports and tourism during the last forty years. In 2012, he reported the London Olympics for a Malayalam newspaper.
All his books, published since 1985, have their title beginning with the Malayalam letter “Ka”.
He was the Chairman of the World Malayalee Council’s Cultural Section for Middle East Africa and the Convenor of the Art and Literature Section of UUKMA, the largest Malayalee organization in Europe, and the Editor – in – Chief of Jwala Magazine.
He is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Lima World Online Library.