Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is often referred to as the ‘Soul of South India’. Chennai is home to the most diverse and richest of South Indian flavors, artists, culture and traditions. Being one of the most populous metropolitan cities of India, the city has served as an important administrative, educational, cultural, and economic center for many centuries.
Chennai has received many labels over the past, a few of them include the ‘India’s health capital’, ‘Safest city in India’, ‘The Detroit of India’ etc. The city is obviously a mixture of the both modern and traditional values.
A photo-journey featuring a few offbeat snaps from the streets of Chennai: