Dr. V. Anilkumar was a Professor and head of the department in the department of Malayalam, Calicut University. He was also the member of advisory committee, Kendra Sahithya Academy. He is a member of board of studies of various universities in India. He has published around 15 books and 70 research articles. He passed MA with first rank in 1986. He has worked in Sir Sayyid College, Talipparambu and Sanskrit university since 1987.