Jagathy N.K.Achary was very popular as a stage artiste and Radio Drama artiste.He got name and fame for his literary works.He authored more than 20
plays for professional drama troupes.He was partner of 'Kalanilayam Drama Troupe' and wrote famous plays for them like 'Kayamkulam Kochunni' ,Kadamattathu Kathanar' etc which were great success.
He wrote several humorous essays and short stories which were well liked by the readers.
Jagathy N.K.Achary was a B.A. graduate and took degree in law also.He worked as programme executive at All India Radio.He created several humorous skits for All India Radio.He used to act in skits and plays transmitted by All India Radio.
Jagathy N.K.Achary wrote the script of 'Veluthampy Dalawa' Malayalam film.
He was noted for acting in films like 'Moonnampakkam' and ' Desadanakkili Karayarilla'.The famous film actor Jagathy Sree Kumar is his son.