6000 dancers perform Mohiniyattam for Guinness record in Thrissur
Thrissur: A mega Mohiniyattam performance by about 6000 dancers at Thekkinkadu Maidan here is going to be featured in the Guinness Book of World Records. The dance performance was based on the ‘Kundalinippattu’ by Sree Narayana Guru. Many artistes from within and outside Kerala participated in the ‘Ekathmakam Mega Event’.
A huge crowd was present at the venue to witness the Guinness performance. The dancers were trained by renowned dancer Kalamandalam Dr Dhanusha Sanyal. The song was composed by music composer and violinist Edappally Ajith Kumar and sung by singer Madhu Balakrishnan.
After the performance, the message of Guru ‘one caste one religion and one god for humans’ was recited in six languages. This was composed by Kavalam Sreekumar. Union minister V Muraleedharan inaugurated the mega Mohiniyattam performance. Ministers V S Sunil Kumar and C Raveendranath were also present at the event.