Alwarpet

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Alwarpet
ஆழ்வார்பேட்டை
neighbourhood
Alwarpet is located in Chennai
Alwarpet
Alwarpet
Coordinates: 13°02′02″N 80°14′55″E / 13.0339°N 80.2486°E / 13.0339; 80.2486Coordinates: 13°02′02″N 80°14′55″E / 13.0339°N 80.2486°E / 13.0339; 80.2486
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai
Metro Chennai
Zone Kodambakkam Zone
Ward Alwarpet
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600 018
Lok Sabha constituency Chennai Central

Alwarpet ("ஆழ்வார்பேட்டை") is a mixed residential zone in central Chennai. It is an upscale neighborhood in Chennai. It is home to famous personalities like M. K. Stalin and buildings such as the house of Sir C. V. Raman, the famous Indian Physicist and Nobel prize winner. It is celebrated for being home to Tamil Actor Kamal Hassan, which he acknowledged in his song 'Alwarpetta Aandava' from the movie Vasool Raja MBBS. This residential area is situated just adjacent to Poes Garden, which is home to two of the most important personalities of Chennai, J.Jayalalitha, the present Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and South Indian Superstar, Rajnikanth.