Malavika, who followed the family tradition of enacting ‘pacha’ (virtuous) mythological characters in Kathakali, is the daughter of Raghurajan, a bank official who is the son of Gopi and Kalamandalam Sreekala, a teacher in music.
A proponent of Kathakali's northern style of Kalladikkodan, Chemancheri was active on stages for about nine decades.
Narayanan Namboothiri, a temple priest, of Puliyannoor near Pala in Kerala's Kottayam district performed at the Mahadeva Temple at Ettumanoor on Tuesday.
Ivan, a young lady from Canada, is in Kalamandalam to learn Kathakali. All of them have several interesting incidents to relate from their days spent in Kerala.
The dainty artiste, tall in her stature as one of the pioneering female practitioners of the classical Kerala dance-drama, died Thursday night.
Warrier penned four Attakkathas including Ayyappa Charitham, Samboorna Ramayanam, Prahlada Charitham and Seetha Parithyagam, which have been widely performed in India and abroad.
Thriprayar Kalimandalam presented a versatile Kathakali performance on the premises of Ayyapankavu Temple on Saturday.
Raman Kutty's expertise played a big part in enabling viewers enjoy the arts being performed on stage better.
This hamlet lies north to the Kunthi river, is home to some of the most talented artists.
A trip to Vellinezhi is a pilgrimage, so pure is the aura around this cultural village and its men who have given their all to the art forms they so loved.