Kedamangalam Sadanandan was born on 1926 in Paravur, Kerala. He had a successful career as a Kadhaprasangam artist (storytelling) he died in his hometown Paravur. He was a veteran Kadhaprasangam artist, actor and lyricist. Kadhaprasangam is an art in which the artist uses Malayalam texts from literary and enriches and entertains the audience with very emotional content to drive social changes. He died on 13th April while fighting with cancer for some time.
He is outlived with a wife and a son and a daughter in his family. He had his last performance of storytelling on February 14, 2014, of his career and ruled the stage with almost about 40 stories for over 50,000 hours on 15,000 different stages as one of the most successful Kadhaprasangam artists.
His two very famous stories areChangampuzha’s Ramanan and Vazhakkula. He has written scripts of 12 movies in his career and wrote more than 100 songs as a lyricist. He ruled on the stage of Kadhaprasangam artist for almost about 64 years which is a legacy. He is always well known for his work and received many awards and honours in his long career.
He is the recipient of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi fellowship, Sambasivan Dhanya Kerala Praveen award and about 250 other accolades in his triumphant career. He was a socialist and always motivated the artists to bring a change in the society about the well-doings. He also got a chance to act in the movies, but he has an inclination for writing stories and presenting in front of the masses and receiving applauds. He was an all-rounder whom many people aspire to become and his works will be admired all around in the years to come.