Kalamezhuthu is a ritual art form of Kerala. It is a temple art – a powder drawing on the floor with colors extracted from nature. Kalamezhuthu is a traditional method of worship, to please various deities like Devi (Bhadrakali), Nagas and Vettaykkorumakan (Ayyappan). The images of these deities are drawn by skilled artists.
Anoop Kumarakom (Anoop C.R ) is a renowned Kalamezhuthu artist of central Kerala with an experience of eighteen years.
Anoop was born to Mr.Raveendran (expired) and Mrs. Padmini of Choolayil house at Kudavechoor, Vaikom. He did his studies at DVH School, Kudavechoor and Boys Higher Secondary School, Vaikom. Presently doing his graduation.
After his school days, Anoop became the disciple of the Master of Vadakkupurathu Pattu, late Mr.Pudusseri Raghava Kurup ( elder brother of his father), and began his career as a Kalamezhuthu artist.
Since 2002, Anoop performs Kalamezhuthu at temples of Kumarakom, Puthiya Kaavu, Chengalam, Shasthukulam and Poomkaavu (Vaikom).
Anoop is married to Mrs.Kanika and has a daughter, Krishna Theertha.
ANOOP KUMARAKOM ( ANOOP C.R)
Phone - 9961612370