Murkoth Kunhappa was a bureaucrat-turned-journalist, born on May 14, 1905 as eldest son of Moorkoth Kumaran. Kunhappa's was a dominant presence in the State's cultural scene when he served Malayala Manorama, a leading Malayalam daily, from 1966 until his demise in 1993. He had been an Associate Editor of this newspaper for 27 years. Just like his father, he was also a follower of Sree Narayana Guru. He has written many books including Sree Narayana Guru (National biography) (in Malayalam, Tamil, English). He has written Jivithasmaranakal (reminiscences), a biography of Mammen Mappilai (founder of Malayala Manorama). He has written a very famous English novel Three bags of gold and other Indian folk tales which is referred by many American universities as children's novel (literature). In 1990, he wrote Kalaripayyat, in Crossovers: Explorations across Disciplines and Martial Arts, which was published in 1995 by Seagull Theatre Quarterly.
- The Hindu news. 
- Books of Kunhappa. 
- Sree Narayana Guru (Tamil)
- Moorkoth Kunhappa with Photo 
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