Natyacharya Subbaraya Pillai

Natyacharya Subbaraya PillaiBorn on 7th December 1914 to Sengammal and Chockalingam Pillai, Subbaraya Pillai, like his father, was extensively trained by Pandanallur Meenakshisundaram Pillai. After early training at Pandanallur, he assisted his father at Kalakshetra and later at the Indian Institute of Fine Arts, Egmore. Through his long career spanning several decades he trained many students — Alarmel Valli, Meenakshi Chitharanjan, Anurupa among others …read more