N.Krishna Pillai was a creator of modern drama ,opined novelist C. Radhakrishnan.
‘Pillai obtained changes in western style, re-invented tradition and applied modernity.
He was inaugurating ‘Kerala Ibson’; Krishna Pillai’s birth centenary celebrations at Kozhikode town hall on Tuesday.
Nobody can go ahead ignoring tradition.If there had no Bagnabahavanam, Pattabakki was also impossible.
R. Venu Gopal presided over the function.
Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academi vice chairman T.M.Abraham inaugurated the drama seminar in connection with the program.
E.Sajeev presided over the function. Ezhumattoor Rajasekharan moderated the seminar.
Dr.M.M.Basheer, K.Sreekumar, Dr..Pradeepan Pambirikkunna presented papers on various topics. A.Rathnakaran, Dr.P.Geetha, Wilson Samuel.A.Radhakrishnan, P.K.Mohan, District Information Officer Khadar Palazhi spoke on the occasion.
Krishnapillai’s play Bhagnabahavanam was staged.