At a glance :
Region : Kerala State
Number of Performer : Only one perdon
Place for Performance : Temple of Koothambalam.
This dance form is very religious and a social dance art. This dance type is present in the Temple of Koothuthara or village of Koothambalams. They perform this dance individually or being a Koottiyattam's part, mean this Chakyar koothu is performed by only one character which is called as a Chakyar, this makes the performance interesting by doing comic acting and mimicry. The character called Chakyar plays the role of a joker or called as Vidushaka, who makes the People laugh.
By acting, he displays the stories of the famous historical epics. He narrates the epic character and their behavior in a funny way. Audience just can't stop laughing over his fun act. He enacts the whole story in a funy way.He performs the whole act on a musical rhythm which is created by using Mizhavu musical instrument.