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Kathakali dance


Kathakali exponent Nelliyode Vasudevan Namboothiri passes away

August 03, 2021 11:56 am

Known for the portrayal of the negative 'chuvanna thadi' (red beard) characters in the classical dance drama, he also excelled in enacting the roles of "vattamudi" and "penkari"

Kathakali maestro Chemancheri Kunhiraman Nair dead; PM Modi condoles

March 15, 2021 5:59 pm

His portrayal of Lord Krishna and Kuchela on stage always left the audience spellbound and his last notable public performance was at the age of 100

Modern dance pioneer Astad Deboo passes away at 73; know more about his legacy

December 10, 2020 12:50 pm

"He left us in the early hours of December 10, at his home in Mumbai, after a brief illness, bravely borne," the family announced on social media

Hands That Talk

July 23, 2014 11:49 pm

Kutiyattam exponent Gopal Venu on the intimate genre of Pavakathakali and reviving traditional performance art

A bhojpuri hero Saves Obama

August 21, 2011 3:55 am

A new breed of superhero comics shakes the genre out of its slumber.