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Chakyar Koothu - Traditional Art form of Kerala

Koothu is an art form in which the stories of Hindu mythology and epics are orally rendered primarily with the support of acting and hand gestures. In the olden days, it was confined to temple premises.  Only the members of the Chakyar community performed this art form and hence the name Chakyar Koothu. This was performed in temple theatres called Koothambalam. In Chakyar Koothu the entire story is presented by a single performer. The costumes are that of a court jester. Facial make-up i
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