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Kutty Theyyam – Information – Story

Kutty theyyam is an interesting and unique theyyam performed during the annual theyyam kaliyattam thira festival in Kannur region of North Kerala. As per information, this theyyam does not have a huge make or dress. Kutty theyyam story is that of a person getting divine status due to a unusual event.

A unique aspect of Kutty theyyam is that it moves round on its legs for nearly an hour. The movement of this theyyam becomes mesmerizing especially due to the accompaniment of melam.

This theyyam performance attracts a large crowd especially to watch its performance and the music.

Kutty theyyam is performed at Mundayad Pulli Vettakkorumakan Aarooda Kshethram (Pazhaya Kottam), Elayavoor Puthiya Kottam, Pilathara Ezhilode Karattu Neeliyar Bhagavathi temple, Mattannur Velliyamparambu Pullivettakoru Makan temple, Ezhilode Karaatt Sree Neeliyaar Bhagavathy temple, Kannapuram Mottammal Perumthottam Neeliyarkottam, Parassinikkadavu Kodallur Sree Kulangara Kavu Neeliyar Bhagavathi Kavu temple, Taliparamba Kurumathur Pulli Vettakkorumakan temple, Taliparamba Kottila Sree Vettakkorumakan temple and Taliparamba Cheriyur Bhagavathy temple.