Rama Chakyar

Rama Chakyar (ph. Virginie JOHAN)

Rama Chakyar is the nephew and disciple of Guru Rama Chakyar Painkulam first actor to have open the learning of his art, out of the caste and play out of the temples, in the 60. Trained from the age of 10, Rama Chakyar plays and teaches for forty years in Kerala, mainly in the school of Kalamandalam. Today he is the largest actor and master of Kutiyattam and he plays in temples and on secular and international stages. Demanding, rigorous and patient, he also trained many foreign artists (the USA, Germany, France, Austria …)