Prasanth was born
on May 22, 1965 in Thonnalloor, Kottayam District. His father is K.G. Krishnan
Nair and mother is C.N.Rajamma. Had passed SSLC.
learned Kathakali from 1976 to 1980 under Kalamandalam Ramakrishnan and
from 1980 to 1990 in Kerala Kalamandalam. Has passed Diploma, Post Diploma
practised Kathakali under many famous teachers namely Kalamandalam Gopi, Kalamandalam Vasu Pisharodi and Kalamandalam Balasubrahmanian.
performed Kathakali in many stages of many important temples like Vaikom,
Kaduthuruthy, Ettumanoor, Kalarcode, Panavanchi etc and other participations
are Delhi Asiad in 1982, West Germany in 1986 and Bombay, Mysore, Ooty
etc. His expertise is in "Pacha" and "Kathi" characters.
Wife Mrs. Sreedevi and one daughter Keerthana and one son Kiran.