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Memorial meet for Kathakali maestro

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Contributions of Kathakali maestro Kottakkal Sivaraman, who delineated female persona in the performing art with rare finesse, will be remembered at a two-day memorial programme to be begin at Vazhenkada Kunchu Nair Memorial at Karalmanna near Cherpulassery here on Saturday.

The memorial event to be held under the aegis of Kunchu Nair Memorial Trust will include Kathakali performances, memorial meetings and presentation of awards.

Kottakkal Sivaraman’s wife Bhavani will light the lamp on Saturday at 3 p.m. to mark the beginning of the event.

Kottakkal Gopi Nair, K. Suresh and P.V. Sreevatsan will speak on the occasion.

It would be followed by Daksha Yagam Kathakali. On Sunday, Kirmeeravadham Kathakali would be performed in the afternoon.

The Kottakkal Sivaraman Memorial Orma Award will be presented to Kathakali performer Kalluvazhi Vasu.

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