Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and is the Fourth largest metropolitan city and fifth most popular
Indian City. Earlier, Chennai was recognized as Madras. Moreover it is also known as the “Gateway to
the Culture of the South India”. Chennai has kept its conventional Tamil roots while gaining a
modern and cultured character. Chennai grabbed both old and new culture with ease.
The large number of institutes that are known world over are in Chennai. Chennai is also one of the
leading cities of India from the point view of trade and commerce. The Chennai is producing business
links with Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Burma, Bangladesh, Ceylon and other far eastern countries.
Chennai ranks first in case of employment and production capital and in number of factories it ranks
third after Coimbatore and Salem as a district of state. This leads Chennai to the most important
industrial city of the sub-continent. It, however, ranks second in terms of industrial output next to
Chengalpattu. Chennai film industry is also famous in the country and Kodambakkam is well known as
Hollywood of Chennai, has a plenty of studios that produced popular Tamil, Telugu, Kannada,
Malayalam, and Hindi movies .