TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Kozhikode Iqrau Publications Ltd.
Founder(s)Kottumala Bappu Musliyar
PublisherBahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi
PresidentSayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukkoya Thangal
Editor-in-chiefBahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi
Managing editorNavas Poonoor
Free online

Suprabhaatham (സുപ്രഭാതം) is a Malayalam daily newspaper owned and published by Kozhikode Iqrau Publications[1] from Kozhikode on behalf of the EK faction of the Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama, a Sunni organisation based in Kerala. The daily publishing from Kerala, India. It is the first Malayalam daily to be published with six editions.[citation needed] The word " Suprabhaatham" translates to literally "auspicious dawn".[citation needed] It is the tenth most widely read newspaper daily in Kerala. The newspaper has various editions from Kozhikode, Malappuram, Kannur, Trissur, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Palakkad in Kerala. It headquartered at Francis Road, Kozhikode, Kerala [2][3][4]


Kozhikode Iqrau Publication has launched the daily on 1 September 2014 by Oommen Chandy, the then Chief Minister of Kerala. It is the first Malayalam daily to be published with six editions.[5] Suprabhaatham has 7 print editions published from Kozhikode, Kochi, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur palakkad and Thiruvananthapuram.[citation needed] The daily has readership across Kerala as well as among the ethnic Malayali population of Lakshadweep, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu and Nilgiri.[citation needed] It is the first Malayalam news which has got initial circulation of more than three lakhs. Late Kottumala Bappu Musliyar was the founding chairman.[6][7]


Bahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi is the Editor. Navas Poonoor is the Managing Editor. A. Sajeevan is the Executive Editor. Sayyid Muhammad Jifri Muthukkoya Thangal is the chairman of the management while Bahauddeen Muhammed Nadwi, Abdul Hameed Faizee are the directors & CEO. Musthafa Mundupara and director Maniyoor Ahmad Musliyar is the chief patron of suprabhaatham.[8][self-published source?]


  1. ^ Daily Publications (2019-20)
  2. ^ "Suprabhatham Malayalam News paper E-Paper, Print Edition, Read Suprabhatham Online". Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Sunni versus Sunni: Kerala's newspaper wars- The News Minute". Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Samastha to launch Malayalam daily - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  5. ^ "CM to launch print version of 'Suprabhatham' daily on Sept 1". Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  6. ^ "In Kerala's old Sunni vs Sunni rivalry, a new daily". The Indian Express. 1 September 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  7. ^ Sharafudheed EC. "Muslim Media in Kerala; History And Evolution". An Analytical Study (Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad): 42, 43.
  8. ^ "Maniyoor Ahmad Musliyar elected as chief patron of Suprabhaatham (translation from Malayalam)". Retrieved 6 January 2019.