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Kalanilayam Rajan

Kalanilayam Rajan wasKalanilayam Rajan born on March 15, 1964. His father is Appukutta Tharakan and mother is Late Lakshmi Amma.

After his primary education, he joined Unnayi Warrier Smaraka Kalanilayam as a Maddalam student. After completing four years Diploma course (1979-1983) at Kalanilayam he studied under Thripalamunda Nataraja Warrier for three years. He is the main disciple of Maddalam Maestro Guru Kalamandalam Eswara Warrier.

Later he joined as a main teacher at Gandhi Seva Sadanam Kathakali Academy. At the same time he trained under Thripalamunda Nataraja Warrier. In 1999, joined Visva-Bharati University as a teacher in Maddalam.

He became popular as a Kathakali Maddalam artist in Kerala and also performed Maddalam at Germany and England in 1986. Was awarded Junior Fellowship (2000-2001) by Central Government.

Family: Wife Krishna Kumari and son Jishnu Raj.

Contact Details: Kalanilayam Rajan
Sangeeth Bhavana
Visva Bharati University,
Santiniketan (P.O)
Birbhum District 731235
West Bengal, INDIA.

Kalanilayam Rajan performing on Maddalam
Kalanilayam Rajan performing on Maddalam

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