Created by the Tamil Nadu government in the sprawling Tharamani area, it is a recently built place,
especially for the thriving film industry in Chennai. It has many film studios and a film school.
This complex has remarkable outdoor settings. Known to the world over for its film industry, MGR
Film City is a special delight in Chennai. In the sprawling Tharamani area, MGR Film city houses
various locations and settings for film shootings besides dubbing and re-recording theatres.
is the only one of Chennai's big Tamil film studios that opens its doors to visitors. Several
sets of artificial scenery like forests, waterfalls, market places etc., are built here to serve
as background for the shooting of films.