Mavelikara Krishnan Kutty Nair
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationMridangam player

Mavelikkara Krishnankutty Nair (11 October 1920 – 13 January 1988) was a Carnatic Mridangam player. He received his training from Alleppey Venkappan Pillai and Veechur Krishna Iyer. He considered Palani Subramaniam Pillai as his 'Manasa Guru'. He received the Padma Shri from the President of India and was also the recipient of the Kerala Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.[1] Krishnankutty Nair was also an artiste for All India Radio in Trivandrum.[2]

References

  1. ^ Rajagopalan, N.; Ramamurthi, B. (1990). A garland: a biographical dictionary of Carnatic composers and musicians. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. p. 130.
  2. ^ "In the footsteps of his guru". The Hindu. 3 July 2009. Archived from the original on 11 December 2008. Retrieved 30 August 2010.