Alwarpet 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. M.CT.M Chidambaram Chettyar, one of the prestigious schools in the city, is located here. It is celebrated for being home to Tamil movie 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, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and South Indian Superstar, Rajnikanth.