Jyothish M.G

Post graduate in Theatre Arts (Direction) from University of Pondicherry and a graduate in Theatre Arts from renowned ‘School of Drama’, at the University of Calicut ,Jyothish MG started practicing with Abhinaya Theatre Research Centre, conceiving and scenographing more than twenty major productions, that included more than 100 actors. Director - designer - actor trainer - teacher with more than two decades of experience, Currently holding the post of Associate Professor, Dept of Acting at K R Narayanan Institute of Visual Arts and Science.

Many of his critically acclaimed plays have regularly been invited to and presented at numerous festivals like World Theatre Festival – Brisbane, Avignon Off Festival - France, Edinburgh International Festival, Festival De Alameda – Portugal, Bharat Rang Mahotsav, Rang Swarn and Prithvi Theatre Festival.


Actor training includes the following feature films

  • Ozhimuri directed by Madhupal
  • Charulatayudebaaki directed by SangeethaPadmanabhan
  • Guru directed by Rajeev Anchal
  • Makaramanju directed by Lenin Rajendran  etc.


  • Sanskriti National Award for Theatre Excellence
  • SangeetNatak Academy Award
  • Culture Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  • Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards 2014.