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Kathakali evolved from many social and religious theatrical forms of Kerala. This dance form is a blend of dance, music and acting and dramatizes stories, which are mostly adapted from the Indian epics. Poet Vallathol, composed the classical Kathakali dance form. Noted for the attractive make-up of characters, elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body ..

Kalamandalam Geethanandan, acclaimed Ottanthullal artist passes away

Kalamandalam Geethanandan (58), the acclaimed Ottanthullal artist, has passed away while performing at Avittathur Mahavishnu Temple in Avittathur, Kerala on January 28, 2018. He, who performed on more than 5,000 stages across the country, was also a tutor of Ottanthullal at Kerala Kalamandalam for decades. He had acted in many films, including Mohanlal’s Kamaladalam.