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Updated December 28th, 2023 at 16:29 IST

Prasanth Narayanan, theatre director, passes away at 51

Hugely popular theatre director Prasanth Narayanan, who was unwell for a while breathed his last here on Thursday at a state-run hospital.

Reported by: Indo-Asian News Service
Prasanth Narayanan
Prasanth Narayanan | Image:IMDb
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Hugely popular theatre director Prasanth Narayanan, who was unwell for a while breathed his last here on Thursday at a state-run hospital.

Narayanan was a multi-faceted personality and was a play write who scripted 25 plays, a kathak artiste and a director.

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The 51-year-old Narayanan is best known for directing the play ‘Chayamukhi’, which saw actor Mohanlal and actor turned CPI-M legislator Mukesh acting in it.

He was admitted to the state-run hospital here following breathing problems and he passed away in the afternoon.

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Hailing from the capital city's suburbs, the picturesque Vellayani, he began his artistic career Kathakali under C.G. Nampoothiri.

As a teenager he penned his first work and has had no reason to look back as in a career spanning three decades, he won a Sangeetha Nataka Academy award for the best playwright in 2003.

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Published December 28th, 2023 at 16:29 IST

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