Situated on the banks of River Pamba, Aranmula in Pathanamthitta dist, kerala is a small village, which is well known for its ancient temple dedicated to Lord Sree Krishna as Parthasarathy, the colourful Aranmula vallamkali or boat Race and the Aranmula Kannadi or Metal Mirror.
The world famous Aranmula Kannandi is a peculiar mirror as it is made of metal alloy and not glass. From generation to generation Only 4 families in Aranmula are engaged in the manufacture of Aranmula kanandi. And the combination of metal alloys is kept secret among those 4 families. Rajeev of Manikanda Handicrafts belong to one among those families.