Shri Thulasikumar Sudhakaran was born on 20th May 1984 at Vakkom
village in Kerala, He received his training in Kathakali under Guru
Madavoor Vasudevan Nair and Guru Kalamandalam Rajasekharan at the
Kerala Kalamandalam and obtained his Masters degree in Kathakali
from there. He is currently pursuing an integrated M. Phil and Phd. in
Performing Arts from the same University. Shri Thulasikumar
Sudhakaran is a recipient of the scholarship from theMinistry of
Culture, Government of India.
Shri Thulasikumar Sudhakaran has performed extensively within the country and abroad at various prestigious dance festivals including the Nritya Pratibha festival organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi at Aurangabad. He has travelled to France, Germany, Belgium and Holland for his performances. At present he is working as a guest lecturer in Kathakali at the Kerala Kalamandalam.
Shri Thulasikumar Sudhakaran has received several awards and honours including the Achuthakuruppu from Kerala Kalamandalam.
Shri Thulasikumar Sudhakaran is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2015 for his notable talent in the field of Kathakali dance.