Killing of Kirmira
Routledge – 2000
Designed to accompany Kathakali Dance-Drama: Where Gods and Demons come to play, this video is a complete performance document of the approximately three and one-half hour performance of The Killing of Kirmira which is translated in the book. The performance features Kalamandalam Nelliyode Vasudevan Namboodiripad as the demoness, Simhika, Margi Vijayakumar as Simhika in disguise, Ramachandran Pilla at Kirmira. The performance was videotaped at Tirtapatta Mandapam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in 1995 at a performance sponsored by Drishyavedi (a local cultural organization) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Kerala Summer Performing Arts Program.