Kodambakkam - Surrounding Localities:
The locality of Kodambakkam is surrounded by posh areas like Nungabakkam, West Mambalam, T. Nagar, Vadapalani, KK Nagar and Ashok Nagar.
History and Meaning of Kodambakkam:
It is said that 'Kodambakkam' is derived from Urdu word Ghoda Bagh meaning garden of horses. There is also a belief saying that Kodambakkam was derived from the word" Karkodagan Pakkam" a snake in Hindu mythology that worshipped Lord Shiva. Even today one can find the Temple of Shiva here in Kodabakkam by name of Vengeeshwarar Temple. Bharthukesavar Temple that is located in Kodabakkam is one of the ancient Temple which is 500 years old. The place was ruled by the Pallavas and later by Cholas dating 2000 years back.
Kodambakkam - Known for Kollywood:
The locality of Kodambakkas is very famous for its movie productions and artists. The A.V.M Studio is one of the premier movie studios that came into existence in Kodambakkam. The area is well known for some the famous TV artists and film stars who are living in Kodambakkam as the place is close proximate to movie studios. The Madras Mortaza AR Rehman's residence and his music studio are located in Kodambakkam.
Sub Localities in Kodambakkam:
Some of the sub localities in Kodambakkam include o Trustpuram o United India Colony o Ranrajapuram
Landmarks in Kodambakkam:
The area of Kodambakkam is famous for some of its prominent landmarks such as A V M Studio, Liberty Theater, L V Prasad Studio and Veegeeshwarar Temple
Kodambakkam - Connectivity:
Kodambakkam is very linked by means of public transport service. Many MTC buses run via Kodambakkam to many destinations from Central Bus Terminus and Broadway Bus Stand. Some of the bus routes that pass through Kodambakkam are 17D, L37D, M12B, 27C, L37G, 12B, M27 and 17E at a frequency of every 10 to 12 min.
Educational Institutes in Kodambakkam:
Since the locality of Kodambakkam is a residential locality, there are many Govt. and Private schools and colleges that offer different courses in degree, computer science, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. The schools that are present here consist of coed education and the medium of teaching is English medium and Tamil medium. Some of the Schools and Colleges that are located here are;
o Fathima Metriculation Higher Secondary School o Loyola Metriculation Higher Secondary School o Pathipaga Chemmal K Ganapathi Govt High School o Seventh Day Adventist Metriculation School o Durga Metriculation Higher Secondary School o MGR HR Secondary School o Chatrapathy Shivaji Dav School o Baba Metriculation School
Real Estate trend in Kodambakkam:
Due to the boom in the real estate market, many localities in and around Kodambakkam are experiencing a rise in land prices. The area has come up with many residential and commercial projects in last few years. Many Apartments ranging from 2 BHK to 4 BHK with all world class amenities have spread in and around Kodambakkam in recent years. Here are some of the residential projects in Kodambakkam: o Orchard Apartment o Arjun Apartments o Shree Flats o Shivalaya Apartments o Srinivas Jayaram o Chaitanya Fair Homes Apartments o Malles Square o Trustpuram Apartments o Vignesh Sai Soundarys o Chozha Residency. For more details about Kodambakkam, please refer to website www.propertykhazana.com.