IN THE ABOVE PICTURE-
MY MATERNAL GRAND FATHER- MANNARKAD NAIR VEETIL KUNJUNNI MOOPIL
NAIR (1899-1981), MY MATERNAL GRAND MOTHER-
AMBAT KALYANIKUTTY AMMA@ SHINNAMALU AMMA( 1906-1981)
Moopilnair was born in the year 1899 to Chovur Nampoothiripad
and Thavukutty Amma of Mannarkad Nair Family, one of the richest
Zamindars in the then Madras Presidency.He got married to Ambat
Kalyanikutty Amma, his cousin. He was well versed in Astrology,
Handicrafts, Sanskrit, Malayalam and English. Their children
Their eldest child is Sukumari.She was married
to Sivadasan Nair,who retired as District Registrar from Palakkad.
They had settled at Palakkad. Sivadasan Nair passed away in the
month of December,2006 while Sukumari passed away in the month of
March,2007 The have three children:
Sukumari's eldest son is Sukumar (Suku).He is
working as Estate manager at Bangalore.He is married to Shoba.He has
two children,Sharath and Santheep.
Sukumari's second child is Sivakumar (Ani).He
is in Government services,based at Palakkad.He is married to
Chandrika who is a teacher at Govt Boys High School,Chittur.Their
only son is Sachin.
Sukumari's third child is Sumangala (Suma).She is
married to Nandakumar,who is an Engineer by profession. They used to
work at Dubai.Now Suma is settled at Palakkad while Nandakumar is
employed at Muscat,Oman. Their only daughter,Nandana is working in
Infosis.She is married to Murali.
Their second child is Chandrika.She is married Dr
Chandrashekaran.They are settled at Palakkad.Chandrika passed away
on the 16' th of May,2008 at Palakkad after a protracted illness.
They have two children:
Chandrika's eldest child is Chandraprabha
(Prabha).She is married to Raveedran Mannadier, who is theChairman
& Managing Director of Labindus Pharmaceuticals and Herbindus
Pharmaceuticals. They have two children,Chandrashekaran (Chandu) and
Prabhakaran (Prabhu). After his studies, Chandrashekaran has joined
the company as Director along with completing his MBA,
Prabhakaran is doing his MBA at Coimbatore.
Their second child is Chadraprakash (Prakash).He is
a Businessman. He is married to Janaki (Usha) who is an Advocate by
Profession who is now working in a Legal Process Outsourcing company
as operations head for India .Their only child is Advaita
Their third child is Shantha.She is married to
Gopinath Menon who retired as a Senior officer from the Govt Of
Tamilnadu.They are settled at Palakkad.They have three
Santha's eldest child is Dr Suresh Gopinath
(Suresh). He is practicing as a Nephrologist at Kottayam.He is
married to Dr Sumithra who is a Gynecologist who is also practicing
at Kottayam.He has two daughters,Niveditha and Neethika.
Shantha's second child is Dr Ramesh Gopinath
(Ramesh).A product of IIT,Chennai,he is currently employed with IBM
based in Newyork.He is married to Kalyani.He has two children,Divya
Santha's third child is Dr Dinesh Gopinath
(Dinesh).A product of IIT,Chennai, Dinesh is currently based
in Boston.He is married to Valerie Clara.They are settled in Boston.
The have been blessed with a baby girl, Asha Juliet.