Folk Theatre of Kerala

  Kerala is rich in theatre forms. The three principle ones include Theyyam, Krishna Attam and Kakkarissi Natakam. Theyyam: The ritualistic Bhuta theatre of Kerala is known as Teyyam or Teyyattam. The word Teyyam is derivative of Sanskrit Daivam meaning God. The...

Theatre of the South

South India has a rich theatrical tradition spanning over centuries. Ancient Sangam literature, particularly the epical works like ‘Silappadhikaram’, give clues to the rich theatre culture of South India. When the Sanskrit theatre began to decline in northern India,...
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