K.P. KITTAPPA PILLAI
Bharata Sangita Vidwan, Natya Kalanidhi, Kalaimamani Tanjavur K.P. Kittappa Pillai will be honoured with the title of Isai Perarignar also when he presides over the annual conference of the Tamil Isai Sangam of Madras this month.
He is over seventy-two years old.
But watch him when he is singing
and guiding a disciple in the
intricate steps of a Bharatanatyam
piece. See his smile and the sway of
his body when he is possessed by
the laya, the raga and the bhava of
the particular composition. You
will see the marvellous
rejuvenation of this doyen of the
art and wonder to what he owes