Born as a member in Akathoot Warriam believed
to be in the Southern side of Koodalmanickiam. A Sanskrit scholar
and votary of arts was the poet laureate of the Travancore Province.
He is the author of 3 important poems Girija Kalyanam, Sreerama Panchasathy
and his Magnum opus Nalacharitham. Nalacharitham comes under the literary
genre Attakatha ( Story for the performance of the play) Attakatha
is performed as Kathakali. Nalacharitham is the unique romantic story
in the Kathakali literature. Nalacharitham is a apple of discord for
the critics of various ages. The characters in Nalacharitham is the
touchstone of the skill of a Kathakali performer.
Unnayi Warrier was a devotee of Lord Sanghamesha and served him with
making garlands for the lord. It is but coincidence that a memorial
for him turned to be a foster-inshite of Koodalmanikiam Temple.