K. Venugopal, popularly known as K. Venu is a political and social activist. He is famous for his communist ideologies and served the Communist Movement from 1970 to 1991. He writes columns for periodicals and newspapers. CPM Fascisathinte Pathayil, Janadhipathyavum Civil Samoohavum, and Janadhipathyathinte Manushyanubhavangal are some of his books to name. He also takes lectures.