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Kungumam Logo
Cover of Kungumam dated 25.10.2010
Frequency Weekly
First issue 25 December 1977
Company Sun Network
Country India
Based in Chennai
Language Tamil
Website Kungumam homepage

Kungumam (Tamil: குங்குமம்) is a Tamil weekly magazine published in Chennai, India.[1]


Kungumam was first published on 25 December 1977.[2] The magazine is owned by Kalanidhi Maran's Sun Network.[1] According to the Indian Readership Survey 2006 Kungumam emerged as the top-selling Tamil weekly magazine[3] overtaking historical market leaders such as Kumudam and Ananda Vikatan.[4] Also, Kungumam is the second best-selling magazine in national league tables, ranking behind the Hindi weekly Saras Saleel. "Best kanna best" is the tagline for the magazine commercial.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Advertisement in Kungumam Magazine". Coimbatore Newspapers Advertisements. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "App Detail » Kungumam Magazine". 148 Apps. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Top Tamil magazines Kungumam and Vannathirai now on Magzter". AppCraver. 30 July 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Tamil Murasu
  5. ^ Kungumam

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