Sri Mridangasaileswari Kathakali Maholsavam Muzhakkunnu, Kannur District

Aug 14, 2022 to Sep 16, 2022

14 Aug to 16 Sept 2022; Yanam 2022, One Month long Kathakali Festival depicting stories from Mahabharatham and Bhagavatham. 

14 Aug – 16 Sept: Sri Mridangasaileswari Kathakali Maholsavam Muzhakkunnu, Kannur District.

Venue: Sri Mridangasaileswari temple premise, Muzhakkunnu, Near Mattannur, Kannur District, Kerala.

Yanam 2022 - Sri Mridangasaileswari Kathakali Maholsavam’ is an event to celebrate Kathakali performances based on the stories and plays from the epic Mahabharatham and Bhagavatham. In the 34 day long Kathakali festival over 1000 artistes will also participate. On all these days Kathakali is staged from 4.00pm onwards . The schedule of Kathakali Stories/plays performed on these days are given. Apart from Kathakali, Chakyarkoothu, Nangiarkoothu, Ottanthullal etc are staged in the morning (10am) at the venue as part of Yanam 2022. The event is organized by Yanam Cultural Charitable Trust in association with Sree Mridangasaileswari Devaswam.

The Schedule Of Kathakali Performances:

14 Aug:

10.00am- Inaugural Function

03.30pm- Thiruvathirakkali, presented by Nakshathra Chirakkal

04.00pm- ‘Yanaprabhavam’ Dance choreography

06.00pm- Paandimelam by 101 artists headed by Padmashri Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar.

15 Aug:

04.00pm- Lighting the Lamp followed by Keli,

Artistes: Cheruthazham Chandran, Kalamandalam Udayan Nambuthiri, Chirakkal Nidheesh (Chenda), Kalamandalam Kuttynarayanan, Kottakkal Rameshan, Kalanilayam Manoj (Madhalam) and others.

Pancha Madhala Keli

Aristes: Kalamandalam Varabur Haridas,Kalamandalam Aneesh, Kalamandalam Sreejith Thiruvilwamala, Kalamandalam Amithesh, Kalamandalam Ramdas Nambisan (Madhalam), Machad sundaran Chelakkara Ramoj (Elathalam).

Thodayam:

Artistes: Kalamandalam Ashirvad, Kalamandalam Vishnumon, Kalamandalam Ajeesh, Kalamandalam Ashwin,  (Vesham/Actors), Kalamandalam Ajesh Prabhakar, Kalamandalam Viswas (Singers), Kalamandalam Amithesh, Kalamandalam Ramdas Nanbisan (Madhalam), Kalamandalam Abhishek Kunjhiraman (Edaykka),

 Purappadu(Panchabhoothangal)

Kalamandalam Praveen (Bhumi), Kalamandalam Vipin Sankar (Jalam), Kalamandalam Adithyan (Vayu), Kalamandalam Sreeraman (Agni) and Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Akasham)

Melappadam:

Artistes: Kottakkal Madhu, Nedumpalli ram Mohan (Singers), Padmasri Mattannur sankarankutty Marar, Mattannur Sreeraj (Chenda), Kottakkal Ravi, Arundev Varrier (Madhalam), .

Kathakali: Story/play: Vyasan

Playwright: Kottakkal Pradeep

Direction: Kalamandalam Balasubramanian

Artistes: Kalamandalam Balasubramanian (As Krishnadwaipayanan), Peesapilly Rajeevan (Ambika), Fact Biju Bhaskar (Ambalika), Kalamandalam Manoj (Rajadasi), Kottakkal Madhu, Nedumpalli Ram Mohan (Singers), Kalamandal;am Unnikrishnan (Chenda), Kalanilayam Manoj (Madhalam) and Kalanilayam Padmanabhan (Chutty) and others.

16 Aug:

Story/play 1: Bheeshmaprathijna,

Playwright & Direction: Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Poduval

Artisters: Kalamandalam Pradeep (As Santhanu), Vellinezhi Haridas (Sathyavathi), Kalamandalam Shibi Chakravarthy (Dashan), Kalamandalam Harinarayanan (Devavrathan), Palanad Divakaran, Panayur kuttan (Singers), Kalamandalam Balasundaran, Krishnapraveen Poduval (Chenda), Kalamandalam Rajanarayanan, Kalamandalam Jayaprasad (Madhalam),

Story/play 2: Shikhandi

Playwright & Direction: Sadanam Harikumar.

Artistes: Sadanam Manikandan (AS Salyan), Peesappilly Rajeevan (Amba), Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Ambika), Kalamandalam Adithyan (Ambalika and also as Shivan), Sadanam Harikumar (Bheeshmar), Sadanam Akshay (Dhoothan), Sadanam Jyothish Babu, Sadanam Saikumar (Singers), Sadanam Ramakrishnan, Sadanam Jitjhin (Chenda), Sadanam Devadas, Sadanam Jayaraj (Madhalam), Kalanilayam Padmanabhan, Kalanilayam Rajeevan (Chutty).

17 Aug:

Story/play 1: Poothanamoksham,

Story/play2: Kaliyamardhanam

18 Aug:

Story/play1: Nauka Charitham

Story/play2: Kamsavadham

19 Aug:

Story/play 1: Krishnaleela

Story/play2: Gurudakshina

20 Aug:

Story/play 1: Mucghukunda Koksham

Story/play2: Karnaparithyagam

21 Aug:

Story/play 1:Dronacharitham,

Actors: Kalamandalam Neeraj (As Paanchaalan), Peesappally Rajeevan (Dronar), Kottakkal Devadas (Ekalavyan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Arjunan).

Story/play2: Angarajabhishekam

Actors: Kalamandalam Shanmughan (As Karnan), Kalamandalam Adithyan (Duryodhanan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Arjunan), Peesappally Rajeevan (Dronar) and others.

22 Aug:

Story/play:Rukminiswayamvaram

Actors: Kalamandalam Kalluvazhi Vasu (as Rugmini), Fact padmanabhan (Brahmanan), Sadanam Bhasi (Sreekrishnan) and others.

23 Aug:

Story/play:Narakasuravadham

Actors: Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan (As Nakrathundi), Kalanilayam Gopalakrishnan (Lalitha), Sadanam Krishnankutty (Narakasuran), Kottakkal Hareeswaran (Valiya Narakasuran) and others.  

24 Aug:

Story/play:Banayudham

Actors: Kalamandalam harippad Balakrishna Pillai (As Baanan in the starting scenes), Kalamandsalam Vallur Shivadas (Chithralekha), Sadanam Vijayan Varrier (Usha), R L V Pramod (Vrudha) and others.

25 Aug:

Story/play: Bakavadham

Actors: Kottakkal Devadas (As Khanakan), Kalamandalam Venkitaraman (Bheeman in the starting scenes), Madhu Varanasi (Kunthi), Kalamandalam Balasubramanian (Bheeman in the second part), Geetha Varma Thrippunithura (Bheeman in the final scenes), Kalamandalam Ramadas (Bakan) and others.

26 Aug:

Story/play 1: PanchaliSwayamvaram

Story/play2: Kapidwaja Charitham.

27 Aug:

Story/play: Poundrakavadham

Actors: Kottakkal Pradeep (As Balaraman), Kalamandalam Manoj (Powdrakan), Jithin K Manoj (Sreekrishnan) and others.  

28 Aug:

Story/play1: Subhadraharanam

Actors: Kalamandalam Harinarayanan (As Sreekrishnan), Kalamandalam Krishnakumar (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Subhadra), Kalamandalam Soman (Balabhadran) and others.

Story/play2: Subhadradraupadeeyam.

Actors: Peesappally Rajeevan (As Drowpathi), Induja Cheruliyil (Subhadra) and Kalamandalam Sajan (Arjunan).

29 Aug:

Story/play: Nizhalkuthu

Actors: Kalanilayam Neelamperoor Vijayan (As Duryodhanan), Jishnu K Manoj (Thrigarthan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Bharathamalayan), Kalamandalam Anilkumar (Malayathi), R L V kochugopi (Mandravadi) and others.

30 Aug:

Story/play: Rajasooyam

Actors: Kottakkal Devadas (As Jarasandhan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Krishna Brahmanan), Kalamandalam Neeraj (Bheema Brahmanan), Kalamandalam Vyshak (Arjuna Brahmanan), Kalanilayam Manoj (Dharmaputhrar), Peesappally Rajeevan (Sishupalan) and others.

31 Aug:

Story/play: Duryodhanavadham (Part 1)

Actors: Kalanilayam Nelluvaya Gopi (as Duryodhanan), Thrippayya Peethambaran (Bhanumathi), Kalamandalam Udayakumar (Dussasanan), Kottakkal Manoj (Dharmaputhrar), Kalamandalam Kannabra Rajesh (Panjali ) and others.

01 Sept:

Story/play: Kirmeeravadham

Actors: Kottakkal Nandakumaran Nair ( As Dharmaputhrar in the starting scenes), Sadanam Sadanandan (Panchali), Kalamandalam Bhagyanathan (Dharmaputhrar in the final part), Kalamandalam Harippad Balakrishna Pillai (Simhika), Kalamandalam Rajasekharan (Lalitha), Kalamandalam Sreeraman ( Sahadevan), Kalamandalam Sooryanarayanan (Kirmeeran) and Others.

02 Sept:

Story/play 1: Sundareeswayamvaram

Actors: Kalamandalam Sabarinath (Duryodhanan), Kalamandalam Shyamdas (Sreekrishnan), Jishnu K Manoj (Subhadra), Kalamandalam Sudeep (Abhimanyu), Kalamandalam Thulasi Kumar (Khadolkachan), Kalamandalam Hari R nair (Eraavan) and others.

Story/play 2: Kiratham

Actors: Kalamandalam Vyshak (Arjunan), Kalanilayam Vasudevan (Kattalan), Suresh Thottara (Kattalasthree) and others.

03 Sept:

Story/play:Kalakeyavadham

Actors: Kalamandalam Ebin Babu (as Indran in the starting scenes), Kalamandalam Kuttikrishnan (Mathali), Kalamandalam Sreekumar (Arjunan in the first part), RLV Radhakrishnan (Urvashi), Kalamandalam Margi Subramanian (Arjunan in the final part), Kottakkal Balanarayanan (Indran in the final part), Kottakkal Harikumar (Nivathakavachan), Kottakkal Muraleedharan (Kalakeyan) and others.

04 Sept:

Story/play:Kalyanasowgandhikam

Actors: Sadanam Manikandan (As Bheeman in the first part), Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Sreekrishnan), Kalamandalam Parthasarathi (Jadasuran), Kalamandalam Kashinathan (Panchali), Kalamandalam Soman (Bheeman in the second part), Kalamandalam Ashik (Khadolkachan), Kottakkal Haridasan (Hanuman) and others.

05 Sept:

Story/play: Gandharva Vijayam

Actors: Kottakkal Pradeep (as Duryodhanan), Kalamandalam Praveen (Bhanumathi), Kalanilayam Sreejith Sundaran (Dussasanan), Kalamandalam Sreeraman (Arjunan) and others.

06 Sept:

Story/play: Keechakavadham

Actors: Kalamandalam Panmana Prashanth (Valalan), Saritha Varma (Sudeshna), Kalamandalam Chambakkara Vijayakumar (Sairandri), Kalamandalam Pradeep (Mallan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Keechakan) and others.

07 Sept:

Story/play: Utharaswayamvaram

Actors: Kalamandalam Balasubramanian (as Duryodhanan in the starting scenes), Chathannur Kochunarayan Pillai (Thrigarthan), Sadanam Vishnu Prasad (Valalan), Kalamandalam Arun Varrier (Utharan), R L V Evoor Rajendran Pillai (Brihannala), Kalamandalam Naveenkumar (Uthara), R L V Pramod (Hanuman), Kalamandalam mahendran (Duryodhanan in the final part), Kalanilayam Aravindan (Karnan in the final part), Kalamandalam Ravikumar (kripar in the final part) and others.

08 Sept:

Story/play 1: Duryodhanavadham (Part 2),

Actors: Sadanam Nidhin Prasad (As Dharmaputhrar and also as Dhritharashtrar), Kalanilayam Rajesekhara Panikkar (As Sreekrishnan), Kalamandalam Arun (Panjali), Kalamandalam Ottappalam Ramakrishnan (Duryodhanan) and others.

Story/play 2: Arjunavishadavritham (Part 1)

Actors: Kalamandalam Prashanth (as Jayadradhan), Fact Biju Bhaskar (Dussala) and Kalamandalam Vignesh (Doothan).

09 Sept:

Story/play 1: Karnasapadham

Actors: Kalamandalam Shanmughan (As Duryodhanan), Kottakkal Pradeep (Bhanumathi), Kalamandalam Balasubramanian (Karnan), Margi Suresh (Dussasanan) and Renuka Ravi Varma (Kunthi).

Story/play 2: Yuyutsu (Part 1)

Actors: Peesappally Rajeevan (as Yuyutsu), Kalamandalam Vipin Sankar (Sreekrishnan), Kalamandalam Neeraj (Vyasan), Kalamandalam Manoj (Suyodhanan) and Kottakkal Sunilkumar (Dharmaputhrar).

10 Sept:

Story/play 1: Geethopadesam

Actors: Kalanilayam Pazhoor Damodaran (As arjunan) and Kalamandalam Pallam Gopakumart (Sreekrishnan).

Story/play 2: Shikhandi (Part 2)

Actors: Sadanam Vipin Chandran (As Dharmaputhrar), Sadanam Harikumar (Bheeshmar) and Peesappally Rajeevan (Shikhandi).

Story/play 3: Abhimanyu

Actors: Sadanam Manikandan (as Duryodhanan), Sadanam Mohanan Dussasanan), Sadanam Vipin Chandran (Karnan), Sadanam Narippatta Narayanan Nambuthiri (Dronar) and Sadanam Bhasi (Abhimanyu).

11 Sept:

Story/play 1: Arjuna Vishadavritham (Part 2)

Actors: Kalamandalam Vipin Sankar (As Arjunan), Kalamandalam Praveen (Sreekrishnan) and Sadanam Vipin Chandran (Jayadradhan).

Story/play 2: Karna charitham

Actors: Kalamandalam Shyamdas (As Dharmaputhrar), Kalamandalam Adithyan (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Vivek (Sreekrishnan), Kottakkal C M unnikrishnan (Karnan), Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Vrushali) and Jishnu K manoj (Salyar).

Story/play 3: Duryodhana Vadham (Part 3)

Actors: Kalamandalam Narayanankutty (As Dussasanan), Kottakkal A Unnikrishnan (Rowdrabheeman), Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Panchali), Kalamandalam Manoj (Duryodhanan), Kalamandalam Vivek (Sreekrishnan), Kottakkal Pradeep (Kali), Jishnu K manoj (Kooli) and others.

Story/play 4: Yuyutsu (Part 2)

Actors: Peesappally Rajeevan (Yuyutsu) and Kalamandalam Manoj (Suyodhanan).

12 Sept:

Story/play 1: Bhaarathandham

Actors: Kottakkal Devadas (As Aswathamavu), Kalamandalam Vivek (Kripar), Sadanam Vipin Chandran (Krithavarmavu), Kalamandalam Oyur Ramachandran (as Gandhari) and others.  

Story/play 2: Arjuna Vishadavritham (Part 3)

Actors: Muralikrishnan Mathur (AS Dussala), Mayyanad Rajeevan Nambuthiri (Arjunan) and others.

13 Sept:

Story/play 1: Rukmineemohanam

Actors: Kottakkal C M Unnikrishnan (AS Sreekrishnan) and Haripriya Nambuthiri (Rugmini).

Story/play 2: Kuchelavritham

Actors: Kalanilayam Mohana Varrier (As Kuchelan), Margi Sukumaran (As Kuchela Patni), Kalanilayam Balakrishnan (Sreekrishnan), Kalamandalam Kannabra Rajesh (Rugmini) and Kottakkal Pradeep (as Vridha).

14 Sept:

Story/play: Santhanagopalam

Actors: Kalamandalam Premkumar Cheliya (As Sreekrishnan), Kottakkal Sudheer (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Kesavan Nambuthiri (As Brahmanan), Pallippuram Sunil (Brahmana patni) and others.

15 Sept:

Story/play1: Mahaprasthanam

Actors: Kalamandalam Manoj (as Dharmaputhrar), Kalamandalam Neeraj (Bheeman), Kalamandalam Vyshak (Arjunan), Kalamandalam Vipin Sankar (Nakulan), Kalamandalam adithyan (Sahadevan), Fact Biju Bhaskar (Panchali), Kalamandalam Sreeraman (Dharma Swavu), Kalamandalam Arun Raju (Devendran) and Shibi Chakravarthi (Dharmadevan).

Story/play2: Dhanashi

Actor: Kalamandalam Balasubramanian (As Veda Vyasan).

16 Sept:

Concluding day ceremony.

 

 

 

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