Dr. Arun Kumar S Haripad
Dr. Arun Kumar S Haripad
Dr. Arun Kumar S Haripad is a multifaceted genius, Lecturer, Universal Poet, Author, Public speaker, Lawyer, and Yoga Master all turned into one. Despite this, we can conclude in a single word that he is a 'Poet'. 
Early Life and Education
Dr. Arun Kumar was born on 30th May 1980 at Haripad, Alappuzha, His father is a retired teacher V.N Sivasankara Pillai and his mother late Doctor L Jayasree. He took his MA from Annamalai University and BEd from Teacher Education Centre Kayamkulam. He passed SET for Lecturership. He did MHR at Pondicherry University. He took Ph.D. in Modernism of Tagore with Special Reference to Gitanjali. In addition to this, he has taken a Bachelor of Law from Annamalai University.
He is a Second Dan Black Belt in Karate and a Yoga master too. He is a renowned poet and scholar who has made significant contributions to the fields of Malayalam and English poetry. From an early age, Dr. Arun exhibited a passion for writing poetry, and he actively participated in various poetry competitions during his school days, winning several awards for his exceptional talent.
Life as a Poet
Dr. Arun’s poetic journey is characterized by his ability to express emotions and evoke feelings through his verses. His poetry transcends language barriers, as he has gained recognition and acclaim in both Malayalam and English. As a bilingual poet, he has been able to reach a diverse audience and create a lasting impact with his words. 
Known for his romantic style, Dr. Arun’s poetry is a reflection of his deep emotions and serves as a means of personal expression. His verses capture the essence of love, longing, and human experiences, resonating with readers on a profound level. Through his poetry, he has become an emotional substitute for many, providing solace and connection through his pen. His accomplishments in academics and his unwavering dedication to his craft have solidified his position as a renowned figure in the literary world and society.
Dr. Arun embarked on his career as a High School Teacher in 2002, nurturing young minds and imparting knowledge in the classroom. His passion for education and literature led him to explore a path in academia, and in 2009, he joined as an English Lecturer in a Vocational Higher Secondary Department. 
Alongside his teaching career, Dr. Arun pursued his creative endeavors as a poet. His first published work, “Sudarshanam,” comprised a collection of Malayalam poems. This debut publication showcased his poetic power and gathered the attention of literary enthusiasts. Encouraged by the positive response, he continued to write and publish his works.
His second book, titled “Good Vision,” further showcased his mastery of language and his ability to convey profound emotions through his verses. Dr. Arun’s poetry resonated with readers, capturing their hearts and earning him a dedicated following.
In addition to his written works, Dr. Arun also explored other mediums to express his poetic career. Atmayanathinte Kavitha an audio CD was produced in 2022. His latest work is Truth Goodness and Beauty Behind Love. He tries to explore different aspects of love through this book. His love is cosmopolitan, hugging whole humanity. His books are available on Amazon and Flipkart. In addition to printed copies, his latest book is available as an ebook allowing readers worldwide to access and appreciate it.
Awards and achievements
Arun had a wide array of achievements. During the annual function of Haripad Ramakrishnan Trust on the name of the famous Kathakali artist of Kerala, he was honoured by the MLA Haripad Mr.Ramesh Chennithala, former Home Minister of Kerala, received appreciation and honour from Hon.Minister of Agriculture Mr.P.Prasad for his contributions to world literature all through 30 years. 
He also received the Kalasahiti Award for young poets in 2019 and Kunjikuttan Thampuran Smriti Award. He used to give free legal advice to the poor and needy, responds to the burning issues of Society till the end, when a solution is found. He sponsors newspaper to his School Library and provides free text books to his school children those who are poor enough to buy it. He gives wholehearted support to young and budding writers.
He played a vital role as a state committee member of Sreshta Bhasha Malayalam, Executive Committee member in district level,a district committee member of Uvakalasahiti, President of Uvakalasahiti Haripad Mandalam, and Chairman of the Indian Society for Cultural Cooperation and Friendship Haripad. Even digitally, he has made an appearance as a member and administrator of more than 15 social and literary organizations. Every day, he responds to the literary community and meddles with urgent societal concerns.