Hails from Meenachil, Pala. After finishing M.Sc from University College, Thiruvananthapuram attained Ph. D. from J. N. U. New Delhi and continued post-doctoral research at St. Louis University, USA. Research on Genetics was undertaken at Johns Hopkins University and he continued as a researcher and faculty member at University of Chicago. Author of many research articles and patent holder for his discoveries. Writings include not only science themes but art, music, cinema and socio political issues. An ardent writer in Malayalam weeklies and online media. Has published several books on popular science, film music, cinema, music and dance. Resides at Chicago, USA.