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Chandradasan (born December 1958) is a theatre director, actor and writer from Kerala, India.

He has directed 35 plays in Malayalam, English, Sanskrit, Kannada, Lithuanian, Finnish and Tamil.[1] Chandradasan won the National award for the best play at Mahindra Theatre Festival for his play Karnabharam, New Delhi in 2008.[2] He has achieved many awards for best play, direction, acting at theatre festivals all over India,[citation needed] apart from being a resource person in many theatre institutes, and universities. Chandradasan received the State Award of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy for his outstanding contribution in Theatre.[citation needed] He was awarded with the Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship 2014 to visit USA and do research on the social connectivity of theatre in multiple contexts.

Chandradasan is the founder of Lokadharmi Theatre Group[1] and Mazhavillu (rainbow), a children's theatre group,both based in Kochi, Kerala, India. He is the director board member of RRC, Banglore of NSD. He was a professor in Chemistry at St. Albert's College, Ernakulam.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Lokadharmi". Retrieved 22 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Manmadhan, Prema (26 July 2008). "Curtain Call". Retrieved 17 February 2009. 
  3. ^ St. Albert's staff listing Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine.