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May 13, 2019
Theru Koothu: A Tamil street theatre tradition in danger of fading into oblivion has found a new lease on lifeThe slow decline of state patronage meant that Theru Koothu faded into oblivion, eventually forcing practitioners to take up menial jobs. Now, filmmaker Sankagiri Rajkumar is reinventing the art form by drastically reducing the performance time and introducing stories that weren’t originally a part of the repertoire.