August 11th, 2011
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Kuzhoor Narayana Marar passes away

narayana mararKochi: Famous Panchavadya artist Kuzhoor Narayana Marar passed away at a private hospital here today.He was 91 years old.  The last rites shall be performed at his residence at 8 pm. Marar who performed  magnificiantly on the ‘Thimila’ and the ‘Chenda’ is considered to be the ‘kulapathi’ of the Panchavadyam (ochestra  of five instruments) world.

Narayana Marar who hailed from Thrissur was honoured by the country with the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2010.



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