Friday, October 3, 2014

Gouri Krishna and Jeyasuriyaa get CCRT Scholarships

IMG_1252 Gouri Krishna A and Jeyasuriyaa Mangayil of Mazhavillu, the children’s theatre wing of Lokadharmi Theatre Kochi, INDIA are selected for the award of CCRT Scholarships in drama/Theatre for this year. Both of them are getting their training in theatre from Mazhavillu for the last 5 years and have performed in the plays Thathamaram, Chipko Chipko, and Bommanahallilyile Kinnara Yogi. They have attended many theatre workshops and also participated in many National theatre festivals including International heater fest of Kerala ITFoK, Soorya festival, Swaralaya Festival, Navarang Festival etc. Both them are performing in the play Thathamaram in Jashne Bachpan, in November 2014, the National Festival for Children organised by NSD New Delhi.
Jeyasuriyaa has also acted in Films like Bicycle thieves, Thattathin Marayathu, and Neram. He is the son of Ambadiyil Harikumar and Deepa and hails from Kadavanthra and is a student at Vidyodaya School Thevakkal, while Gouri Krishna is the daughter of Harikrishnan and Ambili of Krishnathuasi, Vattekunam Edappalli, and is studying at Amrutha Vidyalaya Kunnumpuram Edappalli.
The scholarship is to continue their training in theatre at Lokadharmi under Prof Chandradasan. Out of a total of 22 children selected for CCRT scholarship for theatre/Drama this year they are the only ones from Kerala. With this Scholarship Jeyasuriyaa and Gouri Krishna are joining the band of Lokadharmi actors, Priyaraj Govindraj G, Sreeraj Rajan, Aarjith Babu, Namitha Nambiar, Aparna Ajay, Govind Nambiar and Sreeparvathi Prasad, who has won the scholarship earlier

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