Ammannur Madhava Chakyar

Ammanur Madhava Chekyar
Born 13 May 1917
Died 2 July 2008(2008-07-02) (aged 91)
Irinjilakuda, Kerala
Occupation Kutiyattam master

Ammannur Madhava Chakyar (13 May 1917 – 2 July 2008) was a master of Kutiyattam, the classical Sanskrit theatrical form indigenous to Kerala. He is best known for taking the performances from the temple sanctuaries where they were formerly confined and making them public events.


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    Further reading

    • Into the world of Kutiyattam : with the legendary Ammannur Madhava Chakyar by G. Venu (1945- ); foreword by Premlata Puri. Natana Kairali, 2002.
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