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PM Modi Condoles Demise Of France’s Kathakali Patron Milena Salvini

PM Modi Condoles Demise Of France’s Kathakali Patron Milena Salvini

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the renowned Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini of France, will be remembered for her passion towards Indian culture.

26 January 2022
The Demise Of A Master And The Resurgence Of A Raga

The Demise Of A Master And The Resurgence Of A Raga

What would Madavoor Vasudevan Nair have performed had he not died on stage that night? A look at the Kathakali master’s singing of a raga vis-à-vis a...

09 February 2018

Kerala: Kathakali Maestro Padma Bhushan Vasudevan Nair Collapses During Performance, Dies

Last month, noted Ottanthullal exponent Kalamandalam Geethanandan had collapsed and died while performing at a temple in nearby Irinjalakkuda in Thrissur.

Why Does Doubt Grow On You, O Manasa?

Why Does Doubt Grow On You, O Manasa?

Change is the only constant, even at the heart of arts stabilised by tradition. Kathakali critically examines itself in the mirror....

20 January 2018

Secrets Behind Six Decades of Broad and Vibrant On-Stage Embellishments

If it’s easy to hail an artiste for his all-roundish skills, it may be even more interesting to locate the reasons behind them. An overview of top Kathakali...

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11 October 2017
Optical Poetry

Optical Poetry

Modern theatre students discover the benefits of classical training in the Koodiyattam tradition


07 January 2017
Kathakali Diary

Kathakali Diary

Kalamandalam Gopi--the greatest living Kathakali performer-- on the artform and the improbable stardom he enjoys, even at 80!


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