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People from Kerala: K. R. Narayanan, Mani Madhava Chakyar, List of People from Kerala, Pazhassi Raja, List of Ezhavas, Eknath Easwaran, Ja

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Published December 19th 2012
ISBN : 9781153584647
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224 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 223. Chapters: Mani Madhava Chakyar, Pazhassi Raja, K. R. Narayanan, List of people from Kerala, Jayaram,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 223. Chapters: Mani Madhava Chakyar, Pazhassi Raja, K. R. Narayanan, List of people from Kerala, Jayaram, Mammootty, Eknath Easwaran, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Jayan, Gautham Menon, Priyadarshan, Mappila, Thilakan, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sneha Anne Philip, T. V. Chandran, Sukumari, K. J. Yesudas, Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, Shaji Kailas, Remya Nambeesan, Easow Mar Timotheos Episcopa, Kuzhivelil Mathew, Velu Thampi Dalawa, Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair, J. C. Daniel, Shamsul Ulama, Meera Jasmine, Mathews Mar Athanasius Metropolitan, Kanthapuram A. P. Aboobacker Musalyar, Madhav Das Nalapat, Kurien Kunnumpuram, Harikumar Pallathadka, Kudamaloor Janardanan, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Kunchacko Boban, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent (actor), Pandit Karuppan, Revathi, Lal Jose, Rachel Paulose, Shweta Menon, V. R. Krishna Iyer, John Vattanky, Placid J. Podipara, Abraham Malpan, M. N. Vijayan, M. T. Vasudevan Nair, Raja Ravi Varma, Udayakrishna-Siby K. Thomas, Sandeep Unnikrishnan, Thomas Mar Athanasius, Cochin Haneefa, Joseph Powathil, G. Madhavan Nair, Radha (actress), Siddique (actor), Fathima Beevi, Sathyan (actor), Abraham Verghese, Sankaradi, Lizy (actress), K. M. Mani, Salim Ahamed, Philomina, Titus I Mar Thoma, Gireesh Puthenchery, Padmini (actress), Kuruvilla Pandikattu, Fr. John Berchmans Puthuparambil, Eby J. Jose, Parvathy (actress), Sreenivasan (actor), Abraham Kovoor, Chinmayananda, Priyamani, Thirunalloor Karunakaran, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Chattampi Swamikal, Resul Pookutty, Joshiy, J. Sasikumar, Juhanon Mar Thoma. Excerpt: Guru Mani Madhava Chakyar ( M ni M dhava Ch ky r, Devan gar:, Malayalam: ) (15 February 1899 - 14 January 1990) was a celebrated master performance artist and Sanskrit scholar from Kerala, South India, considered to be the greatest Chakyar Koothu and Koodiyattam (ancient Sanskrit drama theatre tradition) artist and authority of modern times. He was considered as the authority of Abhinaya (the classical Indian acting style) and N tya stra. Known as the Emperor of Rasa-Abhinaya, he had an exceptional ability to perform Rasa-Abhinaya. His Netr bhinaya was world famous and he had the ability to act only with eyes. He was well versed in all the traditional Koodiyattams and all the prabandhas used in Chakyar Koothu. He was able to explain the concepts, methods and practices of Koodiyattam and Chakyar Koothu in a clear and authentic way. He had an in depth study of N tya stra of Bharata Muni, as well as ways of acting which were popular in Kerala. His knowledge and mastery over both theory and practice of Koodiyattam were superb. He was a veteran teacher and practitioner of these art forms and Sanskrit. He was the first one to take Koodiyattam and Chakyar Koothu outside the precincts of the temples of Kerala to all over India and to impart training in Kudiyattam to non-Chakyar disciples including foreigners. He had produced many accomplished disciples in Kutiyattam and other classical arts like Kathakali. He was a Sanskrit scholar of supreme rank and was used to give lectures and talks in Sanskrit. He is the author of N tyakalpadrumam - the authoritative encyclopedic treatise on all aspects of Koodiyattam. He was a Fellow of important national art academies like Sangeet Natak Akademi and recipient of coveted titles like N ty ch rya, Vid shakaratnam and prestigious Awards like Padma Shri, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award etc. Natyacharya Mani Madhava Chakyar in one of his most celebrated roles, as Ravana, at the age of 89, at Tripunithura.It was one o