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  Kodambakkam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kodambakkam is a highly developed area of Chennai, South India, and the term Kollywood is derived from the name of this area.
Kodambakkam is also the natural home for many film aspirants who try their luck in India's Second largest entertainment industry, Mumbai(Bombay) being the largest.The Kodambakkam based film industry is called Kollywood.Apart from this,Kodambakkam is also the official residence of many film directors and producers.The studios in Kodambakkam are equipped with the latest technology.
Kodambakkam borders with Nungambakkam, Choolaimedu, T.nagar, Vadapalani, Ashok Nagar and West Mambalam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kodambakkam   (225 words)

  
 The Hindu : Linked by legend
One such place is the present Kodambakkam, which some writers have identified with "Godabagh" or the place where horses were reared during the rule of the Nawabs of Arcot.
Kodambakkam consists of three Tamil words, according to scholars — "Kodu" meaning mountain, "ambu" meaning arrow, and "aakkam" meaning the place where Lord Siva bent the bow by turning the mountain into an arrow.
The area was known in times of yore as "Puliyoor Kottam" and it was one among the 24 such divisions in the Thondai Nadu and Puzhar Kottam and Eekkattu Kottam, which are identified with the present Puzhal and Eekkattuthangal, formed part of it.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/fr/2004/01/02/stories/2004010201511200.htm   (786 words)

  
 Go’dumb’bakkam
Anna Park is situated in the Circular Road of United India Colony, Kodambakkam and comes under the jurisdiction of Corporation of Chennai.
The woes of Kodambakkam are not limited to the Anna Park alone.
‘Kodambakkam is a very important locality of the city and it is a shame that even elementary facilities are not provided here,’ he said.
www.chennaionline.com /cityfeature/kodambakkam.asp   (457 words)

  
 Muthamil.com-a window to ur homeland and culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Kodambakkam became a focal point in film making as one studio after another started taking roots.
Before the emergence of Kodambakkam, films were made in Tamil but all of them were shot either in Calcutta or in Pune.
The whole of Kodambakkam from the Vadapalani temple to the end of the road was dotted with a number of studios.
www.muthamil.com /thirai/2.shtml   (961 words)

  
 Kollywood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kollywood is a name often applied to Tamil Cinema, based in Chennai (formerly Madras) in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India.
The name is a conflation of Kodambakkam and Hollywood.
Kodambakkam is an area in Chennai, in and around which there is a high concentration of film studios, and where many people involved with Tamil cinema live.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kollywood   (731 words)

  
 Thoughts about living in Chennai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Kodambakkam derives its name from Kodam pakai or Koda Hill which was in this area.
Kodambakkam -- the name is derived from the hindi word..."Goda bagh"....it was a place where horses were bred & trained...
Once a part of Kodambakkam, Vadapalani was split up after independence when the murugan temple was built.
we_blog_chennai.blogspot.com /2004_04_18_we_blog_chennai_archive.html   (598 words)

  
 Rediff On The NeT: Five Al Umma activists detained under NSA
Five fundamentalists belonging to the banned Al Umma, arrested from a hideout in Madras on March 17, were detained under the National Security Act today.
The activists, all in the age group of 19 to 22, were arrested in their hideout in Kodambakkam, when they assembled there to chalk out a plan to explode bombs in the city on March 19, the day the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government assumed office at the Centre.
Hariff Begum, Jafer Ali's wife who was also arrested from the Kodambakkam hideout, however, continued to be in judicial custody, the police said.
www.rediff.com /news/1998/apr/09nsa.htm   (173 words)

  
 BizHat.com - Kodambakkam Review. Nanda, Diya, Thejasree, Manivanan, Ramesh Khanna, Karuppu Raju
AAA movies International banner produce Kodambakkam and this is their second movie after Kadhal.com.
Kodambakkam is about the aspirations and dreams, trials and tribulations of the persons in the film industry, with particular attention to the persons behind the scenes in Chennai.
Dreams are the stuff that movies are made of; every day, thousands or persons come from their homes with stars in their eyes and hopes of becoming stars one day.
movies.bizhat.com /review_kodambakkam.php   (622 words)

  
 Rediff On The Net, Movies:
he problems at Kodambakkam, the centre of south Indian cinema, has been settled: The strike called by the film technicians has been called off, the police has stopped the open warfare between warring camps of the Film Employees Federation of South India and producers and distributors are considering a compromise.
K Rajagopal, president of the Tamil Film Producers Association, points out that Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada producers have to deal only with their local unions, but when they moved to a big centre like Madras they don't have to contend with FEPSI.
Last year, when a Telugu producer had some trouble with FEPSI, Kodambakkam was shut down for two months but Telugu films continued shooting in Andhra Pradesh using local union members.
www.rediff.com /entertai/jun/30mad.htm   (745 words)

  
 Mr. Krishnan's son rides the 12B
Save a handful, all the boys in his class were taller than he was.
The last stop on 12B was Foreshore Estate written unflamboyantly in bold, fl English font on the front, the back and the sides of the bus.
The bus-stand next to school was only the third since the bus started out at the Kodambakkam depot and so there were hardly any passengers already on the bus.
www.cs.caltech.edu /~shankar/writings/12b.html   (3418 words)

  
 Kodambakkam Tamil Movie Review - cinema preview stills gallery trailer video clips showtimes - IndiaGlitz.com
Kodambakkam always holds special allure in the minds of Tamilians.
The success and failure stories in Kodambakkam, the headquarters of Tamil film industry, are in itself pure theater.
The story of the small cogs (like assistant directors, music helpers, small time artistes, unit hands) that help move the industry is, in a sense, the real story.
www.indiaglitz.com /channels/tamil/review/7714.html   (511 words)

  
 Tamil Cinema Review - Kodambakkam
‘Kodambakkam’ is the story of one such director and one such producer.
Those who set out to Chennai’s Kodambakkam with dreams in their eyes would do well to see the film, learn the true nature of the film world and how it works, and then decide if it is worth it.
One must applaud the efforts and courage of director Jaganji for making one see how the real Kodambakkam is on reel.
www.cinesouth.com /scopes/reviews/new/kodambakkam.shtml   (544 words)

  
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Kodambakkam top star Simran stars with her Back Stage Lover "Raju Sundaram" Brother of famous dancer Prabhu Deva in I Love You Da.
Already Kodambakkam is flooded with Actor and Actress Son's and Daughter.
Our Kodambakkam Directors are very much happy about an extra Fold in RAMBHA's hips because they were making Thousands showing her two Folds.
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 1997-98 Kodambakkam babies Page: Part 2
Moreover, she is currently pleading with Rajendar to keep her name: Nagma Khan, even though T.R. is worried that we already have a "Nagma" in tamil.
Maybe she will be the first one in the family to have some luck in the cinema industry.
All three of her sisters have had only moderate luck in Kodambakkam: Kavitha (who starred in Cooli), Vanitha (who starred in Chandralekha and Maanikkam and the youngest, Sridevi (who continues to do child and young girl roles).
www.indolink.com /tamil/cinema/People/98/Feb/kuttisp2.htm   (3900 words)

  
 The Indian Train Gallery: MG AC EMUs - 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The motorman of this MG EMU to Tambaram commenced work at 4:30 am, and he doesn't mind being photographed as the train makes a 20-second sojourn at Kodambakkam.
Kodambakkam is the movie mecca in Chennai - giving the profitable Tamil movie industry a nice nickname - Kollywood.
This hillock at the DGQA complex in Pazhavan Thangal provides an excellent backdrop to a late evening service from Tambaram to Chennai Beach.
www.irfca.org /~sundar/mgemu02.html   (290 words)

  
 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Chennai News : Flyovers `can ease traffic flow' in T. Nagar, Kodambakkam
Construction of flyovers and over-bridges at important road junctions is the solution to the traffic congestion in T. Nagar and Kodambakkam, say residents.
Participating in a meet organised by the T. Nagar Zone Exnora today, residents said that a mini-flyover connecting North Usman Road, Kodambakkam junction, Panagal Park and Doraiswamy Road junction was essential.
Exnora members and representatives of residents' welfare associations from Mambalam, T. Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Trustpuram, Kodambakkam and Vadapalani took part in the discussion of civic problems and the status of various projects.
www.hindu.com /2005/02/09/stories/2005020912400300.htm   (476 words)

  
 Kodambakkam
The story is about the struggle of aspiring technicians and their dreams to make it big in the magical but whimsical world of films.
With the film industry as the backdrop, the plot centres on a youth Sugavanam who comes to kodambakkam, the hub of the Tamil film industry.
His struggles as an assistant director, his attempts to strike it independently, the agony and the ecstacy as he alternates between the high and the low, are all depicted with insight and a fair degree of realism by the director.
www.chennaionline.com /film/Moviereviews/2006/02kodampakkam.asp   (524 words)

  
 Adi Dravida student hostels continue to stink
CHENNAI: You will be assaulted by a stinking smell as you enter the the Adi Dravida hostels in the City for college students in Saidapet, Nandanam and Kodambakkam which continue to be the worst maintained.
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had expressed concern over the sorry state of SC and ST students' hostels in the Collectors Conference on Wednesday in which she said expenditure of crores of rupees had not helped to improve the basic facilities in these hostels.
The state of the hostel in Kodambakkam is a little bit better with a telephone connection but nothing more.
www.ambedkar.org /News/ADshostels.htm   (576 words)

  
 Kodambakkam is ready - Tamil Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com
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It seems after crossing several hurdles, director Jaganji's Kodambakkam starring Nanda and Thejasri would hit the screen finally this week.
Finally all decks are reportedly cleared and Nanda's Kodambakkam might see the light of the day this weekend.
www.indiaglitz.com /channels/tamil/article/20254.html   (237 words)

  
 The Hindu : Fire hits traffic in Kodambakkam
A fire which gutted an electrical room in a residential apartment complex at Sterling Road junction and a temple festival at Kodambakkam threw peak hour traffic out of gear in the area this evening.
Traffic was diverted on one portion of College Road towards Loyola College at Sterling Road junction for over 30 minutes when the fire was being put out.
The problem was compounded with vehicles lining up along Kodambakkam bridge because of the temple festival.
www.hindu.com /2002/08/03/stories/2002080307260300.htm   (113 words)

  
 JAIN COMMISSION REPORT VOL VI CHAPTER II Para 29
His report was registered as a case in R 2 Kodambakkam Police Station Crime No 1205/90.
During this period, Anandhi, wife of Padmanabha was residing at No.A.5 Power Apartments, Zachariah Colony, Kodambakkam, Madras.
"......a case in R.2 Kodambakkam Police station Cr.No.1205/90 under Sec.120-B, read with 302 IPC was registered on 19,6,1990 on the complaint of one Sundaram, an EPRLF cadre.
www.india-today.com /jain/vol6/chap29.html   (2743 words)

  
 news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
CHENNAI,AUGUST 31: A Hindu Munnani worker threatened to commit suicide by jumping from a signal tower of a mobile phone company at Kodambakkam on Saturday if he was not permitted to install a Vinayaga idol near his house.
when the Kodambakkam police refused permission to 28-year-old Jayavelu, the local unit secretary of the Hindu Munnani, to install the Vinayaga idol near the Kodambakkam flyover to celebrate Vinayaga Chathurthi festival on Sunday.
The permission was denied as the spot where the idol was proposed to be installed was an approach road to the Kodambakkam railway station.
www.hindunet.org /onps/showarticle.php?pb=23&ag=5&a=10939   (146 words)

  
 Pottery - www.chennaibest.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
For 50 years now, on the busy Kodambakkam High Road, the pavement has been adorned with every conceivable design possible in clay.
From pots to terracotta figurines, from deepams (lamps) to Tandoor Ovens (Ovens for cooking smoked food), from 'muhurtham pots (colourfully painted pots used for marriages) to the pots used for the last rites.
Production of pottery on Kodambakkam High Road was stopped 10 years ago.
www.chennaibest.com /discoverchennai/citylifestyle/bazaarbuzz/pottery.asp   (207 words)

  
 SPECIAL STORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Movies like Kalabha Kadhalan directed by Igor, Kodambakkam by Jaganji and Chithram Pesuthadi by Myshkin won critical appreciation from various sections of the media.
He says, 'my Kodambakkam, about the aspirations of a youth to become a film director, was appreciated by the media.
When asked whether the average run of Kodambakkam had dampened his spirits, Jaganji says, 'certainly not.
newstodaynet.com /01mar/ss2.htm   (430 words)

  
 Kodambakkam - Movie Review
It is in the Chennai area of Kodambakkam, the hub of the film world that dreams are made daily.
At Chennai, in the studios in and around Kodambakkam, he faces various obstacles, and has to face ridicule, poverty, challenges and difficulties.
But with encouragement from Puli Kumar (Ramesh Khanna), a production manager, Sugavanann meets various producers and narrates his scripts about his dream project, an offbeat film.
tamil.galatta.com /entertainment/movies/tamil/released/Kodambakkam   (639 words)

  
 Two digital studios to come up in Kerala's Capital
Thiruvananthapuram,July 21: Kodambakkam, the Hollywood of the South, may lose some of its sheen with the setting up of two state-of-the-art digital studios in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, the first of which would become operational by September.
For decades, the Malayalam film industry was flocking to Kodambakkam to shoot films because of lack of facilities and finance.
KSFDC would be deliberately pricing the rentals for DTS mixing and digital studios much lower than the Kodambakkam rates to attract filmmakers.
www.expressindia.com /fe/daily/20000723/fco22016.html   (354 words)

  
 Kodambakkam, all about filmdom
Kodambakkam, a suburb in Chennai, houses the studios and production offices.
A one-time associate of director Cheran, Jegan said he wants to focus on the struggles of newcomers in the film industry.
Now he hopes to make a comeback with Kodambakkam.
www.screenindia.com /fullstory.php?content_id=11012   (1140 words)

  
 Behindwoods : New Film News
Shooting for the film Kodambakkam is going on at the AVM Studios.
Since it did not exactly do well, he worked under Cheran as an associate.
The story of Kodambakkam emphasizes the importance of timing in everyone’s life.
www.behindwoods.com /features/News/News1/17-6-05/new.html   (102 words)

  
 This Happens Only in India - the Telephone Application Form Experience! by Vijay Premkumar :: Zine5 :: Redefining ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
To make matters worse, at times, it is counted under the Vadapalani unit, and sometimes one needs to go all the way to Kodambakkam or Anna Nagar for certain issues.
Suddenly feeling like orphans at the hands of the Telephone Department, Uncle, still bitten by the Broadband bug, moved to the Kodambakkam Office.
It took a while before Uncle was in front of the deity presiding over the Kodambakkam Office.
www.zine5.com /interactive/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1170&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0&POSTNUKESID=f8d4b125b8542b784321d43443e75bbd   (1161 words)

  
 1997-98 Kodambakkam babies Page
The downpour of newcomers has never been anything new to Kodambakkam..
Here is just a preliminary look at the heroes, heroines, supporting actors, actresses, dance masters, comedians, directors and many others, who are planning a grand entrance in 1998.
Some of them have already muththirai-padichchu-fied with their excellent performances, while some others are still awating their debut roles in the newer Kodambakkam film ventures.
www.indolink.com /tamil/cinema/People/97/Dec/kuttisp1.htm   (3448 words)

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