Kottakkal Sivaraman is a Kathakali exponent from Kerala. He is approaching 70 years of age. Kottakkal Sivaraman specializes in feminine roles, in this theater art.
His Kathakali performances, when in combination with that of Kalamandalam Gopi, (as a male/female pair), are well praised by Kathakali lovers.
Kottakkal Sivaraman has been awarded the Sangeet Natak Academi Award 1988, for Kathakali, by the Govt of India.