Varikkasseri Mana

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Varikkasseri Mana (Malayalam: വരിക്കാശേരി മന) is one of the oldest traditional aristocratic Namboothiri's Houses (illam). It is also known as Varikkumanchery Mana.[1] It is located at Manissery,a village in Ottapalam,palakkad, Kerala, South India.[2] Varikkassey Mana is situated on about four Acaes. The house was used in a number of Mollywood movies.[3][1] Visitors are allowed when no film is shooting. Films shot here Devasuram, Aaraam Thampuran, Rappakal, Madampi, Drona 2010, Simhasanam (2012 film), Sufi Paranja Katha (film), Jana (film) (Tamil),Thooval Kottaram, Valliettan, Kaavalan, Manthrikan

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The Varikkasseri family has a history of over 100 years. Varikkasseri has the sovereign position among Namboothiri "Ashta griha" families. The Mana was built by Varikkassery Ravi Namboothirippad in the early twentieth century.

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