V. K. Madhavan Kutty (17 January 1934 – 1 November 2005) was a journalist from the state of Kerala, India. He was long associated with the Mathrubhumi newspaper, a Malayalam daily based out of Kozhikode. He was stationed at New Delhi as Chief of Bureau for most of his career. He was well known among the journalism circles in the capital owing to his astute professionalism and efficiency. He retired as the editor of Mathrubhumi after serving for 40 years. He was also one of the founding directors of the Malayalam satellite channel Asianet. Madhavankutty survived an aircrash which killed Union Minister Mohan Kumaramangalam and several others in 1973.
Apart from many in-depth articles, V K Madhavankutty has also authored several Malayalam & English novels. Some of his works are
He was honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award and Padmashree (2002) by the Government of India.
Recipients of Padma Shri in Literature & Education