Kalamandalam Geethanadan, a veteran Ottanthulal artist died two days back while performing in Kerala. This saddened incident took place around 8 pm between the performance. He was 58-year-old most famous artist in Kerala who was also the retired head of one of the department of Kalamandalam Deemed University of Art and Culture. As per the reports, a video clip of his last performance has viraled on the social media sites which showed how the artist or dancer collapsed in front of the percussion artist with his hands folded. The artist had quickly taken to the nearest hospital, but it was too late for him to get up. His demise during the performance on stage left everyone sad and shocked.
Also, the video of his which is circulating on the social media is another painful and saddened portray of his demise. Kalamandalam is an artist who would always be remembered by each and every artist of India during their hard times. He showed his hard work, passion and love for his art, dance, culture to everyone until the end of his life. His video left goosebumps on my body, the way he acts during his last moments is unbelievable and something which everyone has to learn in their life.
Kalamandalam Geethanandan is famous Kerala artist who is known for his amazing contribution to the art and culture of India. He received several extraordinary awards for his passion towards his work. In 2000, Kalamandalam garnered Sangeetha Nataka Academy Award, and he had acted in more than 30 Malayalam movies. The Chief Minister Pinaray Vijayan has poured condolences on the Twitter over the demise of Kerala great artist. He wrote Kalamandalam Geetananadan’s death is a great loss to art and culture of Kerala. Whereas the opposition leader poured that Geethanandan was an artist who made Thullal popular among people.
Is there anything more moving, more poignant, than the final moments of Ottamthullal artist ‘Kalamandalam’ Githananthan on stage? R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/JHVXhmWzfx
— churumuri (@churumuri) January 29, 2018