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Epic drama Kelu enthrals audience at Payyanur fest

Epic drama Kelu enthrals audience at Payyanur fest

The fluctuations of taste in the inventive and imaginative globe and the coalescence of language, music, movement, feelings and photos in higher magnitude have offered the 21st century theatre art a various shape.

The present-day theatre arts have strayed away from the mainstream and fail to quench the thirst for an outsized expertise.

The phenomenal staging of Kelu
was mesmerising, stated a press release.

The spectacular stage was developed by Unni Arts and the make up and costumes added to the grace of the 1900s which is certainly an inspiration for the theatre enthusiasts who can find out from the modern types of theatre.

Payyanur Souhrada Vedi (PSV) Muscat has offered a platform for yet another fabulous piece of perform that has offered an chance to the audience in Muscat to realize the enhanced levels of drama in Kerala.

All the actors performed very nicely showcasing their talents. It only underlines the reality that excellent directors and excellent actors can go the added mile to give a lot more of a theatrical expertise to these who are passionate about theatre art, by envisaging fine pieces of theatre art as also establishing clear rapport with the spectators.

Kelu
is primarily based on the life of renowned freedom fighter, author, playwright Vidwan P Kelu Nair who was born in the year 1900.

In 1926 he established a well-known Sanskrit School in Vellikoth close to Kanhangad. He was attracted to Mahatma Gandhi’s freedom struggle and involved himself with different activities such as the national education movement and the upliftment of downtrodden and so forth.
He authored several books such as Padukapattabishekam, Lankadahanam, Vivekodayam, Janakee Parinayam, Prahlada Charitham to name a handful of.

The programme was inaugurated by Kannan Nair, second secretary, Indian Embassy (consular section) and the guest of honour was well-known drama/film character Dr Talib Mohamed al Balushi who is also a drama director for OmanTV.

T Bhaskar, convenor, Indian Social Club Malayalam Wing and Sivashankara Pillai, president, NFU graced the occasion. Babu Puravankara, president PSV Muscat presided more than the function.

Rajeev Madayi, common secretary gave the welcome speech and C V Ragunath, treasurer, proposed the vote of thanks. Usha Ravindranath, joint secretary (Women’s Wing) was also present.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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