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Jnanpith-winning poet O.N.V Kurup no more

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Malayalam's most celebrated contemporary poet and Jnanpith-winner O.N.V. Kurup is no more.

ONV, as he was popularly known, was part of the progressive movement in Kerala and penned some of the most remembered poems and film lyrics. He died at a private hospital here a short while ago owing to age-related ailments. He was 84.

He was honoured with the Padma Sri in 1998 and with the Padma Vibhushan in 2011. He was awarded the Jnanpith in 2007.

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