Jalahalli Panjavadya Sangham

jalahalli Panjavadya Sangham

Team Members

Anil Marar Born and Brought up at Thodeekalam, Kannur District, Kerala. Currently workingwith NIIT Technologies as Project Leader. Having 12+ years experience in Software field. Trained in chenda under VV Krishna Marar and is in the field from past 20 + years

Achuthananda Marar : An MBA holder working at GMR .  Having a lot of experience in Panjavadyam, Thayambaka, Melams, Ashtapathi etc..   A regular edakka artist for famous dance artists. He is teaching Chenda and Thimila at Bangalore.

Jithesh Chandran: An MBA holder, working for NIIT Technologies. He is a senior Chenda Artist, Disciple of famous Chenda Artist Ulliyeri shankara Marar.  Apart from chenda, he handles Maddalam and Edakka.  He is a good singer and an Ashtapathi artist. Jithesh is from Kozhikode district Kerala.

Jayan Potti:  Jayan is born and brought up in Bangalore.  He had his chenda studies under the guidance of  Madhu marar.  He is the son of GSN Potti.  Jayan had mastered in Maddalam under the guidance of Cheruthazham Gopala Krishna Marar.  By profession he is Quality Executive at Bombay Rayons

Madhu Marar: A Senior artist who handles Chenda, Thimila,  Edakka. He is from Cheruthazham in Kannur district Kerala.  Currently working as a Manager at Sree Ayyappan Temple Madivala.  He conducts regular classes on chenda at Bangalore.


Rakesh Chandran is a Thimila and Chenda artist.  Disciple of famous artist Ulliyeri shankara Marar.  Rakesh is from Kozhikode, Kerala. He is now Working for Softline computers as Hardware and networking engineer.

Krishnadas (Dasettan for everybody) is from Muthuthala, Pattambi, Palakkad District Kerala.  He is good chenda artist (Renowned as a base drum specialist in Bangalore). He is working as a contract employee at Kennametal Widia

Anoop Marar is the Kombu artist.  In profession , he works for Texport Syndicate as CAD Operator. He is from Eruvatty, a village near Kuthuparamba, Kannur District in Kerala.
Gireesh Marar is a hardware engineer with CMS.  He was born and brought-up at Perumannu, near Mattannur in Kannur District Kerala. Handles Kombu and Thalam in the sangham.
Santhosh is a freelance driver, who really enjoys his profession.  He handles Thalam in our team. Santhosh is from Kollam District Kerala.


Aneesh (Formally called as Aneesh Kaveri) is from Pongini, Vynad District, Kerala.  Basically, he is a Kombu artist. Professionally he is an Electrician.


Sandeep is a Thalam artist.  He is born and brought up in Bangalore.  He is working as a Network engineer. 

Aneesh Namboodiri:  An Air Craft engineering student. Son of Krishnan Namboodiri (Jalahalli Ayyappa Temple) and Devaki Antharjanam. Aneesh is a chenda and Thimila Artist
Sooraj is from Trissur.  He is a chenda and thalam artist.  He is doing his engineering in Instrumentation at Dr.Ambedkar institute of technology.
Adarsh is the Security officer at Mantri Square.  He is a thalam artist.  Adarsh is born and brought up in Bangalore.
Vimal Madhavan is the Thalam artist in our troup.  By Profession he is a Business development engineer at Fugifilm. Vimal is from Thrissur District Kerala