Member of the Director Board of Lions Club of Tellicherry, Governing
body of North.Malabar Chamber of Commerce and chief Patron of
Thunchat Acharya Vidyalayam at Chovva, Kannur. His wife, V.P.Shobhana, an advocate, is the niece of V.P.Chintan, a renowned Marxist leader .
His eldest son, Ajay Shankar, is the Managing Partner of Jumbo, Gemini and The Great Royal Circus. His younger son ,Ashok Shankar, is also a partner of Jumbo, Gemini and The Great Royal Circus.His only daughter is settled overseas.