Krishna is a star in Punnathurkotta because she was offered by 'thalaivi' , former chief minister of Tamilnadu in 2001. Now he has 28 years. In 2004 he had won the 'aanayottam' conducted at Guruvayoor temple.
Earlier he was 'Kirangade Kannan' after she bought him she changed his name to Krishna. The ritual of offering an elephant to the temple is known as 'nadakkiruthal'. To offer an elephant to the Guruvayoor temple, clearance certificate from forest officials and veterinarians is a must. Besides the elephant we must give a fixed amount to the Devaswom for looking after it.