Malayala Manorama

Malayala Manorama is one of newspapers of Kerala State India. It is the most read newspaper of the state about 120 lakh people read this newspaper daily. According to World Association of Newspapers, as of 2008, it holds a position as top 26th most circulating newspaper in the world. It is also the third largest read newspaper after Times of India and Dainik jagran. Manorama also publishes several publications like The Week, the women’s mag Vanitha (in Malayalam and Hindi), an information oriented monthly called ‘Tell Me Why‘, a comic digest Balarama and the men’s lifestyle magazine The Man.

Type Daily Newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Malayala Manorama Group
Editor in Chief Mammen Mathew
Founded 1888
Language Malayalam
Headquarters Kottayam
Officiak Website

History of Malayala Manorama

Kandathil Varghese Mappillai at Kottayam incorporated first joint stock publishing company of Republic of India Malayala Manorama in 1888.The first issue of Malayala Manorama was published on March 22, 1890 from the press owned by Malankara Metropolitan Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Dionysious II of the Indian Orthodox Church. The name Malayala Manorama was chosen by the poet, Raghavan Nambiar, Villuvarvattathu from Tiruvalla. Kerala Varma granted the symbol which is a part of the Travancore kingdom symbol. In a period of two years, from the date of incorporation until the publication commenced, the company witnessed several challenges.

Malayala Manorama Publications

  • Sambadyam– A personal investment magazine in Malayalam which serves as a friend and advisor in helping readers take an informed decision on Investments and Financial planning.
  • Smart Life– health magazine which covers from fitness gear to beauty tips to the latest healthcare trends.
  • Watch Time India– luxury watch magazine published quarterly.
  • The Week– The Weekly Newsmaker with free home delivery
  • Vanitha– The largest circulated women’s fortnightly in India.
  • Magic Pot– An activity English magazine for the nursery/primary schoolers, that combines fun with a scientific approach to child development.
  • Tell Me Why-Each issue is dedicated for a particular topic and comprises of 100 plus questions and their answers.
  • Kalikkudukka– activity magazine for pre-schoolers in Malayalam, that combines fun with a scientific approach to the child’s development.
  • Fast Track– Monthly automobile magazine in Malayalam.
  • The Man– Monthly entertainment magazine for Man.
  • Veedu– Home design, interior desgin magazine.
  • Arogayam– Monthly Health magazine
  • Balarama– A delightful combination of fun and information, it is the largest selling childrens publication in India.
  • Karshakashree– Magazine for farmer on how to continuously improve his produce.
  • Manorama Weekly– The largest selling weekly in India .
  • Manorama Daily– Kerala’s largest read newspaper
  • Vanita (Hindi)- The Hindi edition of Vanitha.
  • Thozhilveedhi– Weekly employment guide that gives a job seeker comprehensive information of the latest openings in public and the private sector.
  • Balarama Digest– Provides information ranging from pre-historic dinosaurs to futuristic inter-planetary travel to the ever curious child.
  • Balarama Amar Chitra katha– The rich heritage of Indian culture and mythology presented in a comic book format.
  • Bhasaposhini -literary magazine in Malayalam

Contact Details of Malayala Manorama

Postal Address:
Manorama Online,
Malayala Manorama, P.B No.26,
Kottayam 686 001,
Kerala, India
Phone– 0481 2587236
Official Website–

Deputy General Manager – Circulation
Mail :
Call : 91-481-2563646

Newspaper Circulation
Senior General Manager – Circulation
Call : 91-481-2563646

Senior General Manager – Marketing
Call : 91-481-2563646

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