Mani Madhava Chakyar
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English: Nātyāchārya Vidūshakaratnam Padma Shri Guru Māni Mādhava Chākyār ( 15 February 1899 - 14 January 1990) was a performance artist and Sanskrit scholar from Kerala, South India, considered to be the greatest Chakyar Koothu and Koodiyattam artist and authority of modern times. He was considered as the authority of Abhinaya (Acting).
Guru Mani Madhava Chakyar in one of his most celebrated role, as Ravana, at the age of 89, at Tripunithura. It was one of his last public Koodiyattam performance