Mangalam Weekly

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Mangalam is a Malayalam-language weekly magazine based in Kottayam, Kerala, India.

History and profile[edit]

Mangalam was started by M.C. Varghese in 1969 as a monthly magazine.[1][2] He also edited the magazine,[2] which was later published on a weekly basis.[1] The magazine is published by Mangalam Publications. It had a circulation of 1.5 million copies in 1984,[3] and publishes a special international edition for non-residents.[4]

It is known for the regular column "Victims of cruel fate", which brings attention to, and raises funds for people who have suffered. It has also weekly reading material relating to dowry victims.

The magazine is also published in Kannada.


  • Isaac Pilathara (1969-1976)
  • Ambat Sukumaran Nair (1977-1982)
  • Dr. Naduvattom Sathyaseelan (1983-1986)(1988-1995) (2007-2008)
  • M. J. Darris (1986-1988)
  • Hakim Nattasery (1995-2002) (2009-2012)
  • P. O. Mohan (2003-2006)
  • K. V. Anil (2008-2009)
  • Sajil Sreedhar (2012–present)


  1. ^ a b "About Mangalam". Mangalam Releasemya. Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Shri. M.C. Varghese". Origin Mangalam. Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "About Us". Mangalam Publications. Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Man of Mangalam",The Tribune