These were Oyilattam artistes — one of them played the thavil, a few others carried parai and others matched their steps with the beats.
The regular Metro users on the Airport-Washermanpet line had a musical morning thanks to Metro Theru Vizha, which was part of the ongoing Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha.
Along with folk dance performances, Carnatic music and theatre acts were also presented at various stations and inside the Metro.
Even the Oyilattam artistes pitched in with sound effects as and when needed during Sunanda’s performance.
There was also a solo theatre performance by Sunanda who played the role of Kannagi, the historical character who set Madurai on fire.
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