Sooraj, was initiated into Kutiyattam at the age of 10 by Guru Ammannur Madhava Chakyar and had his debut performance in 1991at Natanakairali, Irinjalakuda.
His Gurus are Ammannur Madhava Chakyar, Ammannur Parameswara Chakyar, Ammannur Kuttan Chakyar and G.Venu.
He performs most of the important roles of the important Kutiyattam and also performs Chakyar Koothu.
Sooraj was a participant of the Abhinaya Kalari (acting laboratory) organised by Natanakairali and Sanskriti Pravah for three years.
He played the main roles in Abhijnana Sakuntalam and Vikramorvasheeyam which were new productions directed by G.Venu and also participated in the production of Mayashiras by Ammannur Kuttan Chakyar.
He has performed widely with the Ammannur Chachu Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam and Natankairali within and outside India. He has also travelled with solo performances.
He was one of the 2 actors who represented India at the World Theatre Project in Sweden. He has also worked as an assistant to G.Venu in Theatre workshops organised by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in Trichur and also at TTRP, Singapore.
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