Saturday, June 16, 2012

 In tholpavakoothu (Shadow puppet of kerala) there are more than 300 puppets to perform the puppetry.For the performance the characters in the ramayana story want to be made.Actually the puppets are made by dear skin.now a days scarcity of skin we use goat skin buffalow skin.

The scene was the  puppets are ready to go the fight rama and ravana the elephant warriors and horse warriors
 The starting portion Ganesh vandhana.

 The pathabhiseka scene Rama was sitting position.
 Inside of stage the Scenior pupper Mr.Ramaswamy pulavar handle the puppet.


Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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THOLPAVAKOOTHU ---

THE SHADOW PUPPET PLAY OF KERALA


Tholpavakoothu is a traditional art form performed at bhadrakali temples palakkad malappuram thrissur districts.Tholpavakoothu performed in temples at a permenent stage called koothu madamsin front of badhrakali temples.