HomeIndia Jnanpith award winner O.N.V. Kurup dead February 13th, 2016 CanIndia New Wire Service 0 comments 9 Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Jnanpith Award winner and renowned Malayali poet and lyricist O.N.V. Kurup died at a hospital here on Saturday, his family said. He was 84. Popularly known as O.N.V., he was suffering from age-related illness.