Moorkoth Kunhappa

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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).[1] In 1990, he wrote Kalaripayyat, in Crossovers: Explorations across Disciplines and Martial Arts, which was published in 1995 by Seagull Theatre Quarterly.

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External links[edit]

  • The Hindu news. [2]
  • Books of Kunhappa. [3]
  • Sree Narayana Guru (Tamil)
  • Moorkoth Kunhappa with Photo [4]