Sajeesh Pulavar Tholpavakoothu-Kerala Shadow puppetry Profile
Sajeesh Pulavar
Ritual Arts
Sajeesh Pulavar Tholpavakoothu-Kerala Shadow puppetry Profile

Tholpavakoothu performance on temple, staging all the episodes of the Kamba Ramayana story, takes 21 days to complete with seven-hour performances every day night.Traditionally, performances begin at night and go on till dawn and requires 120 to 150 puppets. For the performance needs10 artistes . The master puppeteer is called as Pulavar. The show begins with kelikottu & inside the koothumadam an invocation called kalarichinthu. Performances are done from January through May and during Pooram season. The performance can last 7, 14, 21& 41 days depending on the tradition at the temple where it is performed.

Harisree Kannan Tholpavakoothu kalakendram is an organisation with fully dedicated to the performance of Tholpavakoothu.The activities of this organisation include performance of Tolpavakoothu at permanent theatre on Bhagavathy temples during the Festival season, Teach this artform to students and those who are interested in learning this Art puppetry and puppet making, Providing facility to do research in this field of puppetry/ tholpavakoothu, To do new innovations of puppetry ,also perform stage performance to audiences at various venues.

Now the performance and the Organisation Kannan TholPavakoothu kalakenram run by Sri. M Lakshmana Pulavar with the able assistance of his son Sri. Sajeesh K L The organisation have all the necessary equipment to stage a performance at any venue. This includes puppets, screens, instruments and a portable angle stage. They also have a well trained of performers in the troupe Sri Sadhanantha Pulavar son of late Annamalai Pulavar, Sri Balakrishna Pulavar...

Contact Details and Biodata
M.LAKSHMANA PULAVAR
HARISREE KANNAN THOLPAVAKOOTHU KALAKENDRAM
Koonathara Nagaram
Koonathara (P.O)
Kavalappara (via) Shoranur
Palakkad PIN- 679523
Kerala
India.
9747672678
9495397457
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