I was born and brought up in Calicut. I spend my leisure time gardening, watching movies, listening to music, reading novels,cooking and travelling. I did my BA in Functional English from Malabar Christian College, MA and Mphil in Applied Linguistics from Hyderabad Central University and currently pursuing PhD in Applied Linguistics from IIT Ropar. I come from a middle class family. My father was a chief mechanical engineer in Indian navy (Ex-Indian navy) and currently into furniture business at kozhikkode. My mother is a house-wife. My brother is an engineer and is currently working in Dubai. My sister is a national pistol shooting champion and is currently studying in Delhi.