Adoor Gopalakrishnan directed a documentary titled 'Kalamandalam Gopi' that won the Kerala State award for best documentary in 1999.

A raga containing all 7 notes is called sampurnam. A melody with 6 notes is Shadava Raga, one with 5 notes is Auduva and one with only 4 notes is known as Svarantara.

The Oriental Research Institute, Mysore, established in 1891 by Chamaraja Wodeyar, has several important manuscripts among its collection, including a complete text of the Natya Sastra, written in Sanskrit and in Kannada script.

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