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               | Meet The Team

Astha Kalarikkal
(Suchithra K K)


Executive Director

Astha Kalarikkal is a co-founding member and the current Executive Director of Raahi, Bangalore. Her areas of work are gender and sexuality, crisis intervention andcommunity theatre.


She has a flair for languages, and supports various community-based organisations in Bangalore and Kerala with English and Malayalam translation and transcription. She has worked with other sexuality and gender movements in Kerala.


Sathyakala K K

Finance Manager

Sathyakala K K is a Graduate in B.Sc. and completed her MA Sociology from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application.

She has been working with the LGBTQI+ Community in various capacities with various different groups since 2010. She has a passion for theatre and is an experienced performer. She is also a co-founding member and the current Finance Manager of Raahi, Bangalore.


Nathaan Madhavi

Program Manager

Nathaan M completed his Post Graduation Diploma in Journalism and Communication from Kerala Media Academy (Formerly Kerala Press Academy) Kochi.


He has 5 years’ experience as a freelance designer and content writer. He has worked at several media channels including Kerala Vision, The Editor and Suprabhaatham Daily, as a reporter and an editor. Nathaan is currently working as a Program Manager at Raahi, Bangalore. He is also PR/Social media manager/Designer at Sahayatrika, Thrissur, Kerala.


Durka Devi P


(Office & Program)

Durka Devi P has completed her B.Com (Computer Application) from Ayyan Thiruvalluvar College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. She is experienced in data entry, office administration and management, network marketing and telemarketing. She is invested in crisis intervention and management. Durka is currently Raahi's Administrator.

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