Kalamandalam Krishna Prasad: Kathakali artist
- C Ambujakshan Nair
May 9, 2007
Kalamandalam Krishna Prasad was born on January 21, 1963 to K P Madhavan Nair and Rugminiamma. He started his initial training in Kathakali under Evur Sankara Pillai and Evur Krishnan Nair. His first stage performance was at Evur Sreekrishnaswamy temple as Krishnan in Gurudakshina.
After completing SSLC, he joined Kerala Kalamandalam and finished his six years training and two years post graduation in Kathakali. He took Kathakali training under MPS Nambuthiri, Kalamandalam Vijayan, Kalamandalam Gopi, and Vasu Pisharody. He is very active in the Kathakali field and is an expert in doing male and female characters.
Now Krishna Prasad is working as a Kathakali coordinator in people's channel of Kairali TV. He has his own Kathakali yogam and can arrange Kathakali programs in any part of India.
Kalamandalam Krishna Prasad
Nithyasree, Cheppad (Post), Evur
Harippad, Alappuzha 690507
Phone: (91-479) - 2473340