A short film on Muthuraman, a seevali maker from Thiruvavaduthurai, a village near Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu. The seevali is a handmade reed mouthpiece for playing the nadaswaram , and Muthuraman is the third generation of his family to make it.

Aparna Karthikeyan

Aparna Karthikeyan is an independent multimedia journalist. She documents the vanishing livelihoods of rural Tamil Nadu and volunteers with the People's Archive of Rural India.

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