Chuvanna Thadi (Red Beard)

chuvanna thadi (red beard) make-up of dussasana in kathakali

Dussasana | Trivandrum, Kerala, India | 2010

Chuvanna Thadi (Red Beard) make-up is given to aggressive and demoniac characters like Baali, Kaalakeya, Sugriiva, and Dussaasana.The entire face is painted red and a thick patch of black is provided around the eyes. Lips are also painted black.

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