Kattai koothu artist doing make-up

Portrait of a Kattai koothu artist doing his make-up before a performance in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Performer preparing for Kattai koothu | Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Kattai koothu artist applying make-up before a performance in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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124 Replies to “Kattai koothu artist doing make-up”

  1. I loved your photo and when I looked up some background on it, I was even more amazed to discover that these “actors” participate in what are often all-night performances. Have you ever had the opportunity to attend such an event?

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