Na. Muthuswamy

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Na. Muthuswamy
Occupation Art director
Awards Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Padma Shiri Na. Muthuswamy is the art director of Tamil folk theater group Koothu-P-Pattarai, which is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in South India.

Muthuswamy has been described by The Hindu as "the master of the avant-garde".[1] Muthusamy also made his first film appearance in Vaazhththukkal.[2]

Muthuswamy first achieved prominence as a result of the play "Kalam Kalamaga", which has been described as the "first modern play in Tamil".[1] He has won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award from the Government of India for year 1999. He was awarded the Padma Shiri in 2012.


  1. ^ a b Santhanam, Kausalya (2005-09-21). "Master of avant-garde theatre". The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Koothu-P-Pattarai's Na Muthusamy in Seeman's film". 2007-08-01. Retrieved 2009-02-01.