Lakshmi Narayana Perumal Temple in Chennai has many specialities

A century old Bajanai Mandapam has been converted into a Perumal Temple at Pazhavanthangal. Lakshmi Narayana Perumal temple, located in College Road, though built in early 2000, has a historical significance. Continue Reading

Pro Kabaddi League: Jaipur Pink Panthers outscore Tamil Thalaivas

Tamil Thalaivas succumbed to yet another defeat at home, this time against table-toppers Jaipur Pink Panthers with a narrow margin of 26-28, at the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7, in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Wednesday. Continue Reading

Srinivasa Perumal temple in Semmenchery was built by Pallavas

Semmenchery Srinivasa Perumal Temple, located on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) is a temple of historical signifance as it is said to have been built more than 1,000 years ago, during the Pallava period. Continue Reading

Freedom fighter Ekambaram was first Councillor of Mylapore

Ekambaram, a Congressman, who was also the first councillor of the locality, lived during the same time and worked in tandem with the leaders, participated in the Quit India Movement and after Independence, contributed much to the development of the locality as a councillor. Continue Reading

Vinayagar idol in Mylapore temple was discovered by George Arundale

In the temple town of Chennai, which is Mylapore, there are numerous temples and idols that are centuries old. Sri Valampuri Vinayagar Temple at Mylapore is one such temple, with its idol being more than 500 years old. Continue Reading

‘Comali’ is a full-fledged entertainer, says actress Kajal Aggarwal

“Comali is a satirical comedy on today’s evolution and technology and focuses on how things have changed over the years with people drifting away from families, living life in mobile phones. I liked this concept very much,” says actress Kajal Aggarwal, who is back in Kollywood after Mersal with Comali. Continue Reading

Shankar has been a rickshaw driver in Chennai for past 24 years

Cycle rickshaws were once upon a time a preferred mode of transport in the city. Over the years with the proliferation of auto rickshaws, rickshaws became a forgotten mode of transport, but in Mylapore, A Shankar, for 25 years now is still a rickshaw man. Continue Reading

I get a new energy while performing in Chennai, says A R Rahman

Rahman says that his team has been working hard for the concert for the past one month. He also spoke about the singers, his debut film as script-writer, 99 Songs and much more Continue Reading

200-year-old shrine in Choolai is Pancha Bootha Sthalam

In Chennai, there are five temples exclusively classified as Pancha Bootha Sthalam, that represents five elements – land, air, fire, water and space. Chidambareswara Temple at Choolai, is one such temple that represents space, much like the Natarajar temple in Chidambaram. Continue Reading