Tamil novel “Helen” written by Shiv Kumar, was released by R. Natraj, DGP, Fire & Rescue Services, Tamil Nadu in the presence of Justice T.N. Valli Nayagam, Former Judge, Karnataka High Court, recently.

The book was received by Ulaga Nayaki Palani, Head – Department of Tamil, Stella Mary's College, and K. Easwari, Head – Department of Tamil, DRBCCC Hindu College, Pattabiram. Mr. Shiv Kumar has written several Tamil novels, besides books for children. Some of his books have been selected as Tamil Statutory Text in some colleges.

His works have also been taken for research works by the Thanjavur Tamil University.