Purisai Kannappa Sambandan

Actor

Purisai Kannappa Sambandan, one of the greatest masters of Theru Koothu, a form of theater popular of southern India is an exceptional actor in this form of theater that mixes singing, dancing and playfulness.

He recently collaborated with Ariane Mnouchkine during the creation of Une Chambre en Inde.

He has received numerous awards, especially the Sangeet Natak Akademi award year 2012  in the , one of the most prestigious awards in India for performing arts.

He is also an exceptional pedagogue for the younger generation of Theru Koothu artists.

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