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Ammanur Madhava Chekyar
Born13 May 1917
Died1 July 2008(2008-07-01) (aged 91)
Irinjalakuda, Kerala
OccupationKutiyattam master

Ammannur Madhava Chakyar (13 May 1917 – 1 July 2008) was a master of Kutiyattam, the classical Sanskrit theatrical form indigenous to Kerala. He is best known for taking the performances from the temple sanctuaries where they were formerly confined and making them public events. [1]



  1. ^ Kaladharan, V. (11 May 2017). "The artistic legacy of Ammannur Madhava Chakyar". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi official list Archived 7 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine

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