Narayan Bhikaji Parulekar commonly referred as Nanasaheb Parulekar , was the Founding Editor of Sakal, a Marathi daily newspaper, launched in January 1932. He also remained the Chairman of the Press Trust of India.

Today, Sakal is the flagship daily of Pune-based Sakal Media Group, which also runs newspapers including Sakaal Times and Gomantak, and sells almost 300,000 copies in Pune district and over 1,000,000 copies across Maharashtra.

Parulekar was a recipient of the civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan.