M.V. Kamath

Journalist, Author

1921 –


Who is M.V. Kamath?

Madhav Vittal Kamath is an Indian journalist. He was the former chairman of Prasar Bharati. He worked as the editor of 'The Sunday Times' for two years during 1967-69 and its Washington Correspondent of 'Times of India' during 1969-78. He has also served as editor of 'The Illustrated Weekly of India'. Currently, he is the Honorary Director of Manipal Institute of Communication. He has also authored nearly 40 books on various topics. He was awarded,Padma Bhushan award in 2004.

Kamath is the member of the Executive Committee of MAHE and at the same time he is also the Honorary President & Honorary Director of the Manipal Institute of Communication. Since many years as a close friend and follower of Manipal Brahmathonsea Madhava Pai, Kamath has been the backbone of the T.M.A. Pai foundation. Born in 1921 at Udupi, Kamath completed his B.Sc. in Physics and Chemistry in 1941. For the first five years he worked in the field of Chemistry.

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Sep 7, 1921
Also known as
  • M. Kamath
  • India
Lived in
  • Karnataka

on July 23, 2013


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