The Nattuvanar

Highly skilled in nattuvangam, Dr. Naresh Pillai trains his student in performing dance in temples as in festive rites.

Image of ‘adalaasiriyan’ makes him an excellent dance guru for his students

He is the Founder and Artistic Director of Bharatha Dance Theatre, Known as Kalalaya Nrithya Academy established in 1995.Scores of students have trained under his and a number have distinguished performing careers. He has won many awards and appreciation for his Artistic excellence from National and International.

an individual nattuvanar could successfully do it because often he had other members of the family specializing in singing, playing on the mridangam, etc. They could supplement his teaching