, better known as Soorya Krishnamoorthy
, is the founder-director of the SOORYA Stage and Film Society. The Society, based in Thiruvananthapuram
promotes Indian arts and culture and is now renowned for organizing the Soorya Festival
- the longest and one of the most prestigious cultural events in India - conducted annually and now lasting for more than a hundred days in which the finest and most accomplished artists in Indian classical dances and music participate. Over the years since its inception, Soorya has opened chapters in Singapore
, Abu Dhabi
, and Saudi Arabia
. Soorya has the professed aim of disseminating Indian Culture and achieving "Integration through Culture".
Soorya Krishnamoorthy is a pioneer of the Light and Sound show
. He has also ventured in to the first ever mobile Light and Sound Show and a new theatrical art form - "THEATRE OF FREEDOM". This theatre movement also has completed 30 years. He has also written, conceived and directed various stage shows.
Soorya Krishnamoorthy was born on the 11 April 1951, in Kottayam District
of Kerala State in a family of renowned Engineers, belonging to the erstwhile Travancore
State. Father Nataraja Pillai was the Chief Engineer of Kerala State. Mother,... Read More