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.