Kottarapattu Chattu Kuttan
Kottarapattu Chattu Kuttan (Sinhala: කොට්ටරපට්ටු චට්ටු කුට්ටන්) was an iconic Sri Lanka doorman at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo. He is considered as one of the oldest and most famous hotel employees in the world. He became the trademark of Sri Lanka's hospitality industry and was known for his friendly manner, excellent memory for guests and white hair with a handlebar mustache. His photograph adorned the covers of many travel magazines all over the world.
He had been part of Galle Face Hotel’s culture since 1942, working as a waiter, bell boy and finally as a doorman for seven decades.
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