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Popular Music Theater of Rural Tamilnadu – KattaiKuttu or Therukoothu

Kattaikkuttu is the University of the People, who cannot write and read (too well). It is our theatre and our culture. Kattaikkuttu is apopular musical theatre of the rural poor in North Tamil Nadu, India. It is Closely linked to the agrarian cycle & seasonal rituals. It is an embodiment of a vast, living, oral legacy. Now Under threat of extinction because of the rapid industrialization of the country side.

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