Raam Kumar Ravikumar

Raam Kumar Ravikumar started kalarippayattu training at the age of 7 under his grandfather Gurukkal Sri C. V. Govindan Kutty Nair at CVN Kalari, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Since 2006 he has trained under his uncle Sri G Sathya Narayanan. In 2000 he started to take part in kalarippayattu demonstrations with the professional team of CVN Kalari. He is a staff member of the Attakalari Centre for Movement Arts, Bangalore, India (www.attakkalari.org). He has given numerous kalarippayattu demonstrations and workshops in India and abroad (UK, USA, Spain) and collaborated with film, theatre and dance professionals (including collaboration with Carlos Saura on his show Flamenco India in 2015).