14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Kathakali artists putting on chutti

Kathakali artists spend several hours in getting their faces painted. Here a group of students is watching intently as two artists apply the colour paste on their faces.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Trivandrum, Kerala , India
Camera: FinePix AV100
Copyright: © Asha Gopinathan