Kalanilayam Unnikrishnan

Professor Kalanilayam Unnikrishnan is among the foremost Kathakali Musicians of late 90s and early 2000s. Disciple of masters Shri Kalamandalam Sankaran Embranthiri and Kalanilayam Krishnankutty Marar, Shri Unnikrishnan's music has been a part of Kathakali stages for more than 5 decades. He retired from Kerala Kalamandalam after a service of 24 years. He is the grandson of Shri Thakazhi Kochukunju Kurup and son of Shri Thakazhi Madhava Kurup, both respected Kathakali and Sopana Sangeetham musicians.

Professor Kalanilayam Unnikrishnan is among the foremost Kathakali Musicians of late 90s and early 2000s. Disciple of masters Shri Kalamandalam Sankaran Embranthiri and Kalanilayam Krishnankutty Marar, Shri Unnikrishnan's music has been a part of Kathakali stages for more than 5 decades. He retired from Kerala Kalamandalam after a service of 24 years. He is the grandson of Shri Thakazhi Kochukunju Kurup and son of Shri Thakazhi Madhava Kurup, both respected Kathakali and Sopana Sangeetham musicians. Show more

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