Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019: Photographing the unexplored parts of the city and its neighbourhood [Photos]

The first day of the Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019 kicked off with a photo walk where photographers explored the northern part of Chennai with areas like Korukkupet, Tondiarpet & Old Washermanpet junction.

FP Staff January 19, 2019 19:14:22 IST
The first day of the Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019 kicked off with a photo walk where photographers explored the northern part of Chennai with areas like Korukkupet, Tondiarpet & Old Washermanpet junction. 'Ingu Mandrikkapadum'/ GV Balasubramanian
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The first day of the Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019 kicked off with a photo walk where photographers explored the northern part of Chennai with areas like Korukkupet, Tondiarpet & Old Washermanpet junction. 'Ingu Mandrikkapadum'/ GV Balasubramanian
Among various places the photographers explored during the walk included Nethaji Nagar Market, Burma Muslim Tamil Mosque, Arul Kottam Murugan Temple. 'Waiting for his turn'/ Harihara Subramanian
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Among various places the photographers explored during the walk included Nethaji Nagar Market, Burma Muslim Tamil Mosque, Arul Kottam Murugan Temple. 'Waiting for his turn'/ Harihara Subramanian
The idea of the walk was more to understand the livelihoods of the neighbourhood. 'Daily life'/ Madhanagopal
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The idea of the walk was more to understand the livelihoods of the neighbourhood. 'Daily life'/ Madhanagopal
Among many things the photographers understood during the photowalk includes a clear understanding about how different communities — Hindus, Muslims and Christians — live side by side with Muslims and Christians, and how there has never been any sort of conflict. 'Idiyappam and health'/ Ramaswamy N
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Among many things the photographers understood during the photowalk includes a clear understanding about how different communities — Hindus, Muslims and Christians — live side by side with Muslims and Christians, and how there has never been any sort of conflict. 'Idiyappam and health'/ Ramaswamy N
They visit one another, talk out their differences and even celebrate Pongal and other festivals together. 'Chennai winter'/Ravi Rao
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They visit one another, talk out their differences and even celebrate Pongal and other festivals together. 'Chennai winter'/Ravi Rao
Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha is the next and latest edition of the Urur Olcott Kuppam Vizha. 'Meat shop'/ Maheshwaran
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Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha is the next and latest edition of the Urur Olcott Kuppam Vizha. 'Meat shop'/ Maheshwaran
This year, the vizha also moves to the cultural melting pot of North Chennai — the birthplace of Gaana — with a new name, the Chennai Kalai Theruvizha (Street Festival). 'Who is taller?'/ Maheshwaran
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This year, the vizha also moves to the cultural melting pot of North Chennai — the birthplace of Gaana — with a new name, the Chennai Kalai Theruvizha (Street Festival). 'Who is taller?'/ Maheshwaran
The Chennai Kalai Theruvizha will be held in multiple suburbs of the city (Ennore, Korukkupet, Mylapore and Besant Nagar) with the objective of culturally connecting North Chennai with South Chennai. 'Mornings in Chennai'/ Sanjay Kumar
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The Chennai Kalai Theruvizha will be held in multiple suburbs of the city (Ennore, Korukkupet, Mylapore and Besant Nagar) with the objective of culturally connecting North Chennai with South Chennai. 'Mornings in Chennai'/ Sanjay Kumar
The Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019 kicked off on 13 January and will continue till 10 February. 'Stocked up'/ Naveen Kumar
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The Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha 2019 kicked off on 13 January and will continue till 10 February. 'Stocked up'/ Naveen Kumar
This year, the performance-line up is diverse and cut across Chennai's socio-religious spectrum — Gaana, fusion dance, Carnatic, Bharatanatyam, Islamic, Anglo-Indian, Paraiattam, a conversation with Director Pa Ranjith, to name a few. 'Stand at ease'/ Ram Sugesh
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This year, the performance-line up is diverse and cut across Chennai's socio-religious spectrum — Gaana, fusion dance, Carnatic, Bharatanatyam, Islamic, Anglo-Indian, Paraiattam, a conversation with Director Pa Ranjith, to name a few. 'Stand at ease'/ Ram Sugesh