Salini born in 1988, is practitioner of Kutiyttam., the sole surviving Sanskrit Theatre Art form of Kerala, She is a disciple of Guru Kalamandalam Girija, the torch bearer of the female tradition of Kutiyattam, fine tuned by the renaissance leader of the art - Natyakalsarvabhowman Painkulam Rama Chakyar, Salini derives a self explored path in the art refined by the traditonal gurukula training which she received. A post graduate in English Literature, a researcher in the narrative technique of the art which she learned, trained and perform, Salini is an ICCR empanelled Kutiyattam & Nangiarkooth Artist.
- Kerala Kalamandalam - Manaveeyam Festival - Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Acasdemy - Sree Harsha NAtakolsavam, Thalam Cultural Fest - Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Banglore - Kerala Festival - University Senete Hall - Warsow univeristy- Special Programme - Kalakshetra, Chennai- Swanubhava festival by Vidhwan TM Krishna - Shilparamam, Hydrebad - Young Dancers Global Festival are some among them to name.
- Kalathilakam, University of Calicut - Nirthyaprathibha Puraskaram - People Theatre movement, Karnataka - Special Recognition - Kerala Kalamandalam - CCRT Scholorship - Ministy of Culture - ICCR empanelement - Ministry of Cultural Relations
- Associate Professor (UGC) - Departrment of English, NSS College, Ottapalam, Kerala (Univeristy of Calicut) - Director- Mrunmaya Centre for theatrical research and training
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