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RIP Kalamandalam Hyderali

January 12, 2006

Kathakali, the dance form which originated in Kerala tells stories from the Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana and usually the performances are done by Hindus. So imagine the oddity when a Muslim decides to perform Kathakali and the social and religious objections it would have raised. Kathakali is usually performed in temples and this meant […]