Cinema Cinema ...

Watching movie is the one of the great entertaiment for the chennai people ... As chennai is de capital of Southern Indian Cinema form the early days more theatres were in chennai than any other city in southern india, but most of them are not there. When i asked ma dad about the old theatres in chennai he gave a good list and his beautiful childhood memories going to theatres, He said we can watch movie in the 1st class if we have 75p with us, He also said some of the old theatres in chennai like murugan, braitan, crown, wellington, allankar, krishna, tamilnadu, thangam, broadway which are not in existance today or under a poor maintanace. Those theatres are mostly equiped with old film projectors and mono sound systems.

Sorry for the flashbacks . Now back to the present sinario, The craze of chennai people watching movies in theatre is always high. Many new theatre came to chennai in the recent past, These theatres were great really great, they are equiped with highend technologies like digital projection, digital surround sound systems, good inetiors with acoustic materials etc.. i would like to mention QUBE digital projection technology and DTS and DOLLBY surround systems.
now comming to theatres . u can find the famous multiplexes like SATHYAM Cinemas, Abirami Theatres, INOX@City Centre, Mayajal, EGA, SANGAM Cinemas, IDreams Cinema( The new one opened in north chennai, Small Theatre but really great) and more ( sorry if i had left any of ur fav theatres in de list ). There theatres provide great service to the viewers, The ticketing for most of these theatres can be done online.. then the food and snacks in the theatres are really good ( But they r bit costly for me ).. Chennai rockz in Theatres too :)


Valluvar-Valluvam-Valluvar Kottam


The Statue Of Elaphants - Valluvar Kottam

Valluvar Kottam Chariot

"Agara Mudhala Ezuthellam Adhi bhagavan Muthatrae Ulagu", this is the 1st thirukural which my teacher thought me, then due to my great love in tamil (language nt girl) i started learning thirukural. I always used to wonder how is it possible for a man to state many philosophies of life just in 2 lines, he just measured the whole world just by his 2 line. his total collections of poem is diveded into 133 parts called "athigaras" and each adigaram contains 10 poems of 2 line, exactly 7 words per poem. It is the next book to bible which has been translated to highest no of languages in world. It is the pride of tamil. The tamil community never forgets to pay tribute to such a great poet like Thiruvalluvar (Valluvar), They built a memorial in chennai called Valluvar Kottam in memory of the great tamil saint valluvar. It is a great place to be in. The memorial is built like a big cahariot and thiruvalluvar statue is placed in middle of the big chariot. The cahariot contains 133 statues carved in yhe carior, each statue replresents an athigaram, Its 133! feet high. I went there fror the first time in my school days after tht i went there with my frient to take photos for the photosynth. Its also a nice and calm place to hang out with friends, It mostly look like a park and we also have place to sit there. the another thing that attracted me a lot there is the 2 elepahnt statues standing before the Chariot. "Ulagam Uiya Orey Vazhi, Athu Kallangamillatha Kural Vazhi", Valzhga Valluvar, Vazhga Valluvam.