The Original Kolady Family Belongs to Veliyankode, West of  Eramangalam on Guruvayur Ponnani Road, about 20 Kilometer from Guruvayur, the famous Pilgrim center of India. The known history of this family starts from later half of 18th century. The then Tharavattu Karanavar (Elder man of the family) was Shri Kolady Govinda Menon. Shri Kolady Govinda Menon started the renowned Pantheerayi (vettakkaranpattu) of Perumudissery Temple. Kolady Krishna Menon (Appu Menon) Meternal gand Uncle of Kolady Govindan Kutty Menon, acquired huge landed properties to the family (Tharavad) between Guruvayur and Ponnani.It is said that in the ancient British Malabar, he acquired properties in a life time which nobody else could do. Shri Kolady Krishna Menon Started Navami Vilakku (illumination with Ghee) at Guruvayur Temple During Ekadasi Festival During Guruvayur Ekadasi the Navami Vilakku is considered very auspicious.

Kolady Family at Kasi after their Mothers demise