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    CHENNAI– Is it even a tourist destination? Why would you even think about going there unless you have a dagger hanging over your head?

    Nope, oh no, not Chennai! I can give you a 100 reasons why you should never visit that forsaken place. But here’s a short compilation for a quick read through.

    1. It’s only like the most underdeveloped metro city in India

    Kathipara bridge of Chennai

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    2. The entire place is so crowded, you won’t find room to set foot!

    Anna Square in Chennai

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    Anna Square

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    3. And the Locals, they’re just plain rude!

    School girls in Chennai

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    4. Yep, just look at their faces, vicious! (Haven’t you seen ‘Chennai Express’?)

    Tamil kids

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    5. A big no-no for foreign tourists!

    A foreigner family having fun in Chennai

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    6. Local people there speak no other language except for Tamil! You’ll get no help when needed.

    Tourists enjoying Coconut water

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    7. They only eat Dosa, and spaghetti with Dahi (Shah ruk Khan’s favourite in Ra One, remember?)

    Tamil cuisine

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    8. The Chennaites have no sense of music at all!

    A.R Rahman

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    9. Oh yea, culture is the most unimpressive aspect of the place!

    Bharatanatyam Dancers

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    10. There are no historical establishments!

    Historic monuments in Chennai

    11. Absolutely intolerant city with no diversity at all

    Church and Mosque in Chennai

    12. Nothing you’d want to take home from Chennai! Sad shopping scene

    Tourist shopping for Kanjeevaram sarees

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    The land of Kanjeevaram silk

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    13. Not to mention the non-existent nightlife. The city goes to sleep after sun down!

    Night Clubs in Chennai

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    14. If you’re thinking some hip activity takes place every now and then, you’re highly mistaken!

    Kingfisher event in Chennai

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    Ashish Shakya, famous stand-up comic at an event in Chennai

    15. A place so horrible, I wonder who would want to stay there


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    Thalaiva Himself!!

    16. So, obviously it is advisable for you to never ever, ever, ever, I mean never visit Chennai!

    Hang on now! So, are you saying that Chennai isn’t that bad as you use to think? In fact, it’s like one of the coolest metropolitans in the country and you’d like to go there for a trip?

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    Well, then you’re right because, Chennai indeed is one of the most wonderful cities in India and you’ll have to see it to believe it! It’s the only city in South Asia and India to figure in the “52 places to go around the world” by The New York Times and named as one of the top ten cities in the world to visit in 2015 by Lonely Planet.

    But, YANNA RASCALLA! If you’re still holding on to your stereotypes, we’ll have to report this to The Thalaiva!


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