Ramanan (Malayalam: രമണന്) is the most celebrated work of Malayalam poet Changampuzha Krishna Pillai.[1] It is a play written in the form of verse. It is a pastoral elegywritten after the death of his friend, Edappally Raghavan Pillai. Written in 1936, it is the bestseller of Malayalam literature.

Changampuzha's Ramanan became such a big hit, the Kerala University prescribed it as a textbook in Malayalam literature class. Changampuzha himself was a literature student at Kerala University at that time.