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G. Venu

G Venu’s latest book ‘Arangilum, Munnilum Pinnilum’ is a deep exploration of the abhinaya guru’s artistic and instructional journey.

Vineeth Abraham calls himself a “complete, utter and unapologetic bibliophile”. The owner of arguably one of the largest personal libraries in the country, Abraham hails from Irinjalakuda, Kerala. He worked with the Central Secretariat, New Delhi, during 1989-2017. In Shelf Life, Abraham writes about reading, books, and beyond.

The distinguished danseuse describes the aesthetics of Mohiniyattam through the elements of angika, vachika, aaharya and stvika abhinaya and further through the role of music and musical instruments esoteric to Kerala.