Watch | A therukoothu artiste on performing at ‘Namma Ooru Thiruvizha’

March 22, 2022 12:00 pm | Updated 12:07 pm IST

D. Kumar, a artist from Kundaiyarthandalam village in Tiruvannamalai district, had planned to teach this art to his son as well. Not anymore. After COVID-19, he decided that his son should only study and head to a city for a job. “I’m a fifth generation artiste in my family. We nearly lost hope to perform,” he recalled. therukoothu

Top News Today

Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.