Synopsis: Nadan is the story of a popular drama troupe owned by Devadas Sargavedi (Jayaram), which was previously possessed by his father and grandfather in the past, and speaks about the problems faced by the owner and his survival.[4] The revival of this mighty art through the sustained effort of the talented theatre artists forms the crux of the narrative.
Genre: Drama

The story and the characters in

this film are fictional, if found any...

mresemblance to people living

or dead are quite accidental

The Kerala's drama community

movement for the people, those...

...who lived and strived for the

movement those who had perished...

...and still living all the

male and female drama...

...performers alike, we

dedicate this movie to them.

This movie belongs to them.

What a tiresome waiting is this?

Why are they not approaching?

As the day gets longer

and longer it seems like a sea...

...which cannot find its shore.

Did it get delayed in spotting him?

Or Did any kind of delay

occur for starting off to here?

What ever it may be I'm

really tired..Really tired!

Hey look, look! Isn't she her?

My maid who is approaching?

Come maid come fast.

Where is he my beloved savior?

Maid what did he say?

Come on speak up!

He has answered saying

time has not come. Pardon!

Time has not come!

Still now time has not come!

What kind of time dragging is this?

"How come the

time has not come..."

"...when will that time

come, is it tolerable"

"How come the time

has not come..."

"...when will that time

come, is it tolerable"

"Merely to make fun don't say tales"

"Like bees awaiting for rain to come"

"Merely to make fun don't say tales"

"Like bees awaiting for rain to come"

"Though he is poor good in

heart consider me as your whore"

During thetime when the

drama lamp's wick got ignited... the souls of Malayalees.

The prominent ones which ruled the

stage were 'Tamil drama troupes'.

Melodious songs and dancing lady

which was embodied in Tamil plays.

The tutor Ochira Pappukutty

with his graceful dancing...

...Tamil plays were nullified by him.

The tutor's female character set

the minds of prominent doyens in...

...Tamil play to tremble like - Brahmashri

Ananda Narayanan lyer's...

...and Subaiya Bagodafis.

The first super heroine in Malayalam.

The palace set and special

singers during that time...

...Tamil-Malayalam fusion plays were

staged in an escalated manner in...

...Kerala shore it was during this

time 'Cochin Eppan Tarakkan's play...

...named 'Maria' emerged.

Mariam ma was liked by all who

hailed from a small Christian family.

Here it paved the way

to social oriented drama.

Vaikkom Vasudevan

Nair(eminent writer in Kerala)...

"associated with Muthukulam

(Eminent playwright in Kerala)...

...formed 'Yachaki' (Women in alms)

The one which roused sword...

magainst the customs in Nam boodiri

caste (A forward caste in Kerala)

B.T's 'Adukkalayill

Ninnum Arangathekku'...

...(From kitchen to lime light)

With the sound of working class

K. Damodaran's 'Paatta Bakki'...

...(Tins left behind)

M.P Battathiripad's

'Hruthumathi'(The season)

K. RamakrishnapillaPs

'Prathima'(The statue)

Likewise the life of Malayalee

was candidly and directly...

mportrayed on the stage.

The Tamil drama bandwagon

treadled through the...

...mountain passes of Palakkad.

Here the first drama

prohibition had also taken place.

Abayadev's 'Navayugam'

(New age) was prohibited by...

...Chithira Thirunal Bala Rama Varma

(The royal king of Travancore, Kerala)

The king feared whether the play

would pave way for a social change.

Will the curtain of drama fall when

its subjected to fear by anyone?

For social change and for a

conscience of rebellion...

...K.P.A.C became a tutelage

movement and its play shook the land.

Bharatha stage and other

things are ready from Chavara.

Play ground is crowded with

men and lot of police also.

Collector has declared to

arrest on playing the drama...

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S. Suresh Babu

S. Suresh Babu (born 14 March 1976) is an Indian atmospheric scientist and the head of the Aerosols and Radiative Forcing Section at the Space Physics Laboratory of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. Known for his studies on the Atmospheric aerosols, Babu is a recipient of the Young Scientist or Associate Award of all the thre major Indian science academies namely, National Academy of Sciences, India, Indian Academy of Sciences and Indian National Science Academy. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, the apex agency of the Government of India for scientific research, awarded him the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, one of the highest Indian science awards, for his contributions to Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences in 2017. more…

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