PRASANTH NARAYANAN KALAM makes you realise your potential and what makes you more special and more unique than every one else prasanth uses his intelligence to research Roles impart that Knowledge into acting to Develop more Convincing Attributes of the uniqueness in Character.He shows tremendous respect to the craft, script,actors,writers associates and all other key personal involved in a production.
Those who thrive to be unique can now enhance their efforts by joining hands with Prasanth Narayanan.You can be better human beings by getting to know yourself better at KALAM. A better artist is always a better human being. This means you are gaining expertise in LIFE MANAGEMENT.
PRASANTH NARAYANAN KALAM aims to become Kerala's finest acting school for talented individuals who wish to pursue careers as actor-performers in the entertainment industry, be it theatre, telemedia or cinema. The intensive professional-level course provides specialised training not only in acting, but also in scripting, anchoring, production design and all. If you are talented, nurture your talents here. The craft is more experienced than taught.
Starting of as a playright at the age of fifteen, he has penned about thirty theatre plays and has directed around 60 theatre productions in India and internationally. He has made strong signatures as a Kathakali actor, Kathakali writer, teacher, journalist, orator and actor.
Prasanth Narayanan showcased his brilliance directing the all time classic of Mahakavi Bhasha, Swapna Vasavadatham for Dharwad Rangayana. The latest production, Maha Sagaram, based on the life and works of iconic writer M.T Vasudevan Nair, has been one of the trending theatre productions and continues the journey. The play will be featured at the coveted National School of Drama International theater festival (Bharath Rang Mahotsav) 2019.
The attakkadha, Bhaarathandham was written by him at the tender age of 17 which got published and flagged off at the Sharjah International Book festival. He has written the kathakali version, literature being known as Aattakadha, of the most famous Midia by Euripides as part of the Indo-German project. Makaradhwajanum Anju Naadakangalum is his recently published book.
Prasanth's creative roots hails from his father, Vellayani Narayanan Nair, who has written 14 kathakali verses and also from his grand father, G. Ramakrishna Pillai who was an eminent sanskrit pandit.
Prasanth Narayanan Kalam is a theatre education institute started off in 2016 July in Trivandrum, Prasanth being the Chairman. Kalam has been instrumental in contributing some of the finest talents in the theatre and cinema space. Starting with the slogan, 'Space to explore the best in you', Kalam aims at all round personality development through art. The curriculum of Kalam is adhered towards nurturing the talents at a young age and guiding them to be responsible citizens.
Prasanth Narayanan is the present Chairman of 'Thiruvarangu' established by the legendary Kavalam Narayana Panicker.
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Kala Savithri Is an eminent personality in the socio-cultural and literary field of malayalam.She is well known as a good teacher and orator. Prasanth narayanan KALAM was founded under the leadership of Kala and now she is heading the theatre group as managing director. She is the chief editor of KALAM NEWS LETTER, KALAM theatre Magazine and the secretary of THIRUVARANGU, the oldest theatre group of kerala founded by PADMABHOOSHAN KAVALAM NARAYANA PANIKKAR. Kala has done a remarkable research support to make MAHA SAGARAM Malayalam theatre production in the present form. There are hundreds of poems in her credit. In addition many literary criticisms and theatre scripts are her notable contributions. Presently Kala is the academic counsellor of G-tec international.
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Graduate, National School of Drama New Delhi (1981-1984)
Theatre director, Stage actor and Theatre teacher and organizer; hails from Heggodu- Karnataka. Born and brought up in a traditional YAKSHAGANA family;
started his theatre carrier in 1969 as a child artist in a children’s play ‘Panjara Shhale’, Directed by B.V.Karanth with Ninasam Heggodu, Associated with Ninasam Heggodu Organization in various capacities for more than 15 years. Acted in more than 30 plays in Kannada; Directed more than 60 plays of great variety both for children and adults in different Indian languages. His plays have been showcased at National and International Theatre festivals like Bharath Rangamahotsav etc. Acting teacher at Ninasam Theatre Institute for One year; He was visiting faculty at School of Drama, Trichur for some time. Conducted acting workshops; Production oriented Theatre workshops, Theatre in Education at various parts of the Country.
Founder and Artistic director of Kinnara Mela Tumari organization, established in 1990, which is exclusively working for Children’s Theatre. Acted in several award winning films like ‘Gulabi Talkies’ Directed by Girish Kasaravalli, ‘Harikatha Prasanga’ directed by Ananya kasaravalli, ‘Suraj Ka Ghoda’ by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Supthankar and etc,
Receipient of Karnataka Nataka Academy award and several awards. In Kerala, conducted Theatre workshops at Thiruvanathapuram, Palakkad, Trichur, Udinur and other places; He was the director of ‘Nataka Yatra’ a touring Theatre project organized in association with National School of Drama, New Delhi.
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Formerly The Editor, State Institute of children’s literature.
Director central Sangeet Natak Akademy,KUTIYATTAM KENDRA. Recipient of senior fellowship in Theatre arts, Ministry of culture, Govt: of India. Made a film ‘Of the children, By the children and For the children’ first in the world.
Published 15 books for children.
Diciple of Padmabhooshan Kavalam Narayana Panikkar,SOPANAM, Theatre. •