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Theatre Guru Shri Kavalam Narayanapanikker is no more

Kavalam Narayana Panicker (28 April 1928 – 26 June 2016) was an Indian dramatist, theatre director and poet. He has written over 26 Malayalam plays, many adapted from classical Sanskrit drama and Shakespeare, notably Madhyamavyayogam (1979), Kalidasa's Vikramorvasiyam (1981, 1996), Shakuntalam (1982), Karnabharam (1984, 2001), Bhasa's Uru Bhangam (1988), Swapnavasavadattam and Dootavakyam (1996).He is the f ...

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Surendranatha Thilakan (THILAKAN)

Surendranatha Thilakan (15 July 1935 – 24 September 2012), known mononymously as Thilakan, was an Indian film and stage actor who had starred in over 200 Malayalam films in a career spanning over four decades (1972-2012). Thilakan is regarded as one of the finest actors in Indian cinema, and popularly mentioned as the Perumthachan (master craftsman) of Malayalam Cinema. He is known for his excellence in cha ...

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Chavittu Nadakam (ചവിട്ടു നാടകം)

Chavittu Nadakam (ചവിട്ടു നാടകം) Chavittu Nadakam is a highly colorful Latin Christian classical art form originated in Cochin , Kerala state in India. It is noted for its attractive make-up of characters, their elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements presented in tune with the rhythmic playback music and complementary percussion. This art form highly resembles European Opera. ...

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Amma of Malayalam Film Industry – Sukumari Amma passed away

Sukumari, one of the most colourful personalities in the Malayalam film industry for nearly six decades - and who was lovingly called Amma - passed away at a Chennai hospital on Tuesday evening. Sukumari, 74, suffered burn injuries last month while lighting the traditional lamp at a function in Chennai. While being treated, she had a heart attack Tuesday afternoon and breathed her last, her family said. Bor ...

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N N Pillai – The Theatre Legend

N. N. Pillai (1918 - |1995) was an Indian playwright, actor, theatre director, and orator. Dedicated to the cause of drama, Pillai has written over 30 Malayalam plays, 40 one-act plays, two theoretical studies on theater and an autobiography. Gifted with enormous theaterical as well as artistic talents, and varied experiences, N. N. Pillai always appeared deep and unruffled. Personal life N. N. Pillai was b ...

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Artists have always articulated issues aesthetically – Mona Ambegaonkar

Actor, writer, producer and director Mona Ambegaonkar says artists have always articulated issues aesthetically Having acted in films such as Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, White Noise,Mrityudand and Phir Bhi Dil Hain Hindustani, one would expect actor Mona Ambegaonkar to say that she is choosy with roles. Right? Wrong. She clearly tells me over phone: “Even actors have to pay bills, EMIs and house rents. So, I lo ...

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Soorya Krishnamoorthy – the Jeevatma and Paramatma of SOORYA

Date of birth: 11 April 1951 Present age: 60 Place of birth: Kottayam Father: Nataraja Pillai Mother: Saraswathi Amma Schools studied: Government model high school Trivandrum, Government arts college Trivandrum, TKM College of Engineering Kollam.. Soorya Krishnamoorthy is a popular person all over India. He was born in the year 11 April 1951 in Kottayam district situated in Kerala state of India. His parent ...

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