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Chandramana Narayanan Namboothiri

C.G. Narayanan Namboothiri wasChandramana Narayanan Namboothiri born on May 27, 1969 in Chandramana illam, Asamannoor. His father is C.G. Govindan Namboodiri and mother is Sarasvathi Antharjanam. His education level is MSc and Ph.D. in Applied Botany from Mangalore University.

He learned Kathakali under Chandramana Govindan Namboothiri and Kalamandalam Ramakrishnan, with his college education itself. He is now working in CPCRI, Kasargode.

Has expertised in "Pacha" characters namely Krishnan, Arjunan, Bhiman etc. Has received many awards for Kathakali performances.

Narayanan Namboothiri is a 'B' grade Kathakali artist at DDK, Trivandrum. He is a very versatile artist and performs Monoact, Drama, Mime, Skits, Mimic Act etc and has won lot of prizes in university youth festivals and other competitions. He regularly perform Kathakali in temples and Kathakali Clubs.

In September 2005, The National Council of Culture, Govt. of Venezuela invited Mr.Chandramana Narayanan to participate in the First Worldwide Encounter of Body Arts held at Caracas, Venezuela in South America as an invited foregin artist from India.He attended the programme and took classes on body language/art in Kathakali.

In September 2006, he was again invited by the Ministry of Culture (IMAGE), Govt. of Venezuela for Kathakali performance and along with other seven artists from Kerala performed 4 kathakali shows at Caracas in Venezuela.

Family: Wife, one son and one daughter.

Contact Details: Dr.Chandramana Narayanan Namboothiri
Type IV Quarters
CPCRI (RS), Kayamkulam
Alappuzha-690 533
Kerala, India
Telephone: (91) 09497681671 (M), 0479 2443817 (R)

Chandramana Narayanan as Arjuna in Santhanagopalam
Chandramana Narayanan Namboothiri as Arjuna in Santhanagopalam

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