Edappally Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas

Edappally Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas

Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas, started in 2002 December became an acknowledged center for splendid Kathakali performances within a short span of time. Late Kalamandalam Kesavan,as patron of this organization had helped a lot for the all round development of Kathakali aswadaka Sadas.

Today Edappally Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas has the distinction of being a member of the prestigious KERALA SANGEETHA NATAKA ACADEMY.

When Kalamandalam thought of launching its ‘Noorarangu programme’ ( One Hundred stage performances) with a view to popularize this classic art from in different parts of the state, its Vice Chancellor DR.K.G.Poulose selected Changampuzha park as its first venue. Function was a grand success with overflowing  house.

  • Stage at least 12 performances a year.
  • Staged Nalacharitham in full for the first time in Kerala with elaborate discussions by experts. Seven day festival ‘PRIYAMANASAM’ attracted people from all over Kerala.
  • Three day kathakali festival in January to commemorate the great promoter  of Kathakali and patron of KAS Late Sri.P.K.Godavarma.
  • Four day Kathakali Festival in April to commemorate Sri.Kalamadalam Kesavan.
  • Kalamandalam Sankaran Embranthiri Anusmaranam in November ( Sangeetha Kacheri).


K N Kesavan Nambeesan



Governing Council of Edappally Kathakali Aswada Sadass

M.Jayasankar President

MallikaVarma Vice President

V.J.S.Namboothiri Vice President

K.N.KesavanNambeesan – Secretary

Suresh.N – Jt. Secretary

Anil Kumar -Treasurer

K.V.V.Namboothiri – Member

P.D.Subramanian Namboothiri- Member

Dr.(Prof.).Mohan Bose – Member

Suresh Narayanan – Member

Eawary Varma Member

Anitha Sankaran- Member

Adv.GirijaVallabhan – Member

T.G.Vinod Kumar – Member

T.V.Sasi Kumar – Member

Manoj Nambeesan – Member

Vasavan.M.K – Member

Sreekumara Menon .P.S – Member

P.V.Krishnan Namboothiri – Member

Sethumadhavan-  Member