Arts and Culture Photography Portrait Photography Travel Photography Behind the scenes of Kathakali March 22, 2011 Behind the scenes of Kathakali | Trivandrum, Kerala, India Read more: Kathakali | Kathakali Make-up 19.129686 72.815331 Advertisements Share thisClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #India#Kathakali#Kerala#Thiruvananthapuram Post navigation ← Every girl has a dream Fading years of hardship → 72 thoughts on “Behind the scenes of Kathakali” great photo joshi of this make up man look like a mask ,is it dancer ? Reply ↓ Surprenant cette image. Reply ↓ Nice Danny. :) Reply ↓ Wonderful… Reply ↓ excellent contrasts and colours here. Reply ↓ An environmental portrait of the highest mark. Reply ↓ heavy!!! :)) Reply ↓ whoa! awesome! Reply ↓ The perfect frame . Noice One Reply ↓ good one, joshi Reply ↓ Great work, Joshi! Reply ↓ Hard work beautifully captured Reply ↓ wonderful moment captured! Reply ↓ That’s something different. Very nice, …. Reply ↓ This makes me smile, – great captured! Reply ↓ every color is so vivid..and clear,and there is just one person who can do it….. Reply ↓ very intriguing and cool. Reply ↓ Super Reply ↓ I’ve always been charmed by the Kathakali make up.It was a favorite pass time to watch the artiste doing the make up at the temple utsavams.Well captured.. Reply ↓ wonderful! Reply ↓ Amazing capture Reply ↓ Wonderful shot–captivating! Reply ↓ luved this shot Reply ↓ Marvellous capture Joshy Reply ↓ wauw wonderfol shot. Reply ↓ Fantastic portrait Joshi and I especially like the vibrant colors of his face and the way you’ve framed his ‘dress’! Reply ↓ You found a very special flower here, how fascinating…. Reply ↓ I have seen dressing behind the stage, its so laborious and time consuming. Reply ↓ Stunning portrait. Love everything about this photo – the composition, angle, light. Couldnt be more perfect. Reply ↓ सुन्दरफोटो , मन को भा गयी। Reply ↓ Awesome portrait, so unique and interesting that I kept looking at it, and then looked some more. Reply ↓ I just read the Wiki article on this dance-drama and feel like I got my education, Joshi. Thanks! Reply ↓ Recently, I have been seeing a lot of photographs of this form, behind the scenes, during the actual act, make up time etc. It’s a new found love for this art. This is one of the new ones where we able to actually see real man behind the character getting dressed up. Amazing form this. Great shot and thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ really intriguing portrait Reply ↓ Excellent portrait ! Well framed. His attitude is so special ! Well done. Have a nice day :) Reply ↓ Wonderful and fascinating, great image !! Reply ↓ Really funny portrait! I like it :) Reply ↓ amazing portrait and very nice mask , so mysterious ; very nice details !! Reply ↓ So original and creative! Did you paint his face? I like his nose. ;) Reply ↓ Beautiful portrait of this masked man. Thank you for your comment on Japan. Reply ↓ Behind the scenes – The first time I am watching specially Kathakali. And I remember old days when friends used to play drama and I visit green room. Anyways, Thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait, the face painting is amazing. Like his pose, excellent capture! Reply ↓ Very beautiful mask! Reply ↓ I love the POV Nice shot Reply ↓ WOW!!!! Reply ↓ Un retrato interesante, con un buena composición y contraste de color en la mascara. Saludos Reply ↓ Muy divertida!!!! Saludos!! Reply ↓ very interesting behind the scenes shot Reply ↓ Nice photograph Reply ↓ Cool portrait. Paule http://www.paulepictures.com http://www.paulepictures.com/blog Reply ↓ What an intriguing portrait. Fabulous! Reply ↓ Fantastic portrait. So much said here… Reply ↓ interesting shot … the culture is so different .. thanks to give us a glimpse in your world. Reply ↓ Very nice potrait :) Reply ↓ is that man in a tutu? very strong shot.. :) Reply ↓ Very nice behind the scenes portrait Reply ↓ I love this type of face paintings, awesome and great expression! Reply ↓ very interesting capture,,,,green mask is like center of interest. Reply ↓ Une belle mise en valeur culturelle ! Un beau piqué et un cadrage de pro ! Bonne semaine Reply ↓ picture perfect Reply ↓ What an interesting and strange picture. Great rendering of the colours on the mask. I like it! Have a nice day. Reply ↓ Weird mask … Excellent story. Reply ↓ Your work on behind the scenes always takes one’s breath. What seems so vibrant and happy in front is not so much jolly on the other end.. Nice capture. Reply ↓ The make up is great, but the dress is something different ;-) Well captured! Reply ↓ Herrliche Farben im Gesicht – steckt sicher viel Arbeit dahinter! Reply ↓ A surprising portrait Reply ↓ That is some make up there. I needed to double take to see it properly ;) Reply ↓ Nice picture… Reply ↓ A fantastic portrait ! Reply ↓ great shot, composition, color, very I like this … Reply ↓ Wonderful portrait! Reply ↓ So cool! Reply ↓ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. 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