Ambikasuthan Mangad is a Malayalam novelist, short story writer and activist. He was a professor of Malayalam at Nehru Arts and Science College in Kasergode. His notable works are ‘Enmakaje’, ‘Commercial Break’ and ‘Basheer Bhoomiyude Kavalkkaran’. The novel Enamakaje is drawn from the real life sufferings of Endosulfan victims in Kasargode district. The work gained global attention towards the malady and has played a major role in banning the pesticide. He was the scriptwriter of the critically acclaimed Malayalam movie ‘Kayyoppu’ and has published more than 40 works. He won an award for the Best Story writer from Kerala State Government for the telefilm Commercial Break.