Mr.CH.Jayarao – who came to Chennai with only a dream in his pocket to become a renowned Director with social awareness. He is an exponent of lost art forms such as Theru-K-Koothu, Deverattam, Parraiattam, Kolattam, Thudumbattam, Silambam, Sarala, Kalari, Thai-chi, Gymnastics and Thangtha. He is one among few people who teach these lost traditional art forms, mostly forgotten due to westernization in Chennai. He is an extensively trained former senior actor of KOOTHU-P-PATTARAI. He has acted in great variety of roles for the past 35 years in all such as Stage plays, street plays, Radio plays, Film Documentaries & Ad films.
A social worker by métier, Rao chose to move to the lime light in the eighties and has acted in more than 450 performances 150 stage shows and 300 street play productions respectively. He is a very powerful character artist and a perfectionist director.