Kodambakkam-Locality overview

In Central Chennai, formerly Madras, Tamil Nadu, India, Kodambakkam commonly referred to as K-Town or Kollywood is a commercial and residential neighborhood.

The Chennai Suburban Railway Network’s Kodambakkam railway station serves the neighborhood. Kodambakkam has a high amount of film studios and has long been regarded as the heart of the Tamil film industry, earning it the moniker Kollywood.

There’s a very interesting story to this place too. It is believed that “KarkodaganPakkam” is the source of the term “Kodambakkam.” In Hindu mythology, Karkodagan is the name of a renowned serpent. The snake is supposed to have worshipped Lord Shiva here. Even now, several statues and representations of the serpent Karkodagan can be found in the temple.

Because of its proximity to the movie studios, several films and television stars have homes in and near Kodambakkam. Many Tamil filmmakers and producers reside in a film directors’ community in Kodambakkam.

Here are a few advantages that make Kodambakkam one of the best places to invest in!

Price Trends

Currently, if you go to buy a flat in Kodambakkam in the best locality then it will cost you around Rs. 10000 per square foot and average locality will cost you around Rs. 8000 per square foot. But if you want to cost save then you will have to find a place in the lowest locality which will cost you around Rs. 6000 per square foot. If you want to own a place then a 2BHK flat will cost you around 1 Cr.


Kodambakkam is well connected to the Grand Southern Trunk Road, Dr. Ambedkar Road, and Arcot Road, all of which link to different sections of the city. Buses owned by the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) connect Kodambakkam to the rest of Chennai. The neighborhood does have its train station, which is known as Kodambakkam Railway Station. Vadapalani Metro Station on the green line is 2 kilometers distant via Arcot Road. Through the Grand Southern Trunk Road, the Chennai International Airport is around 14 kilometers away.

Social Infrastructure

Spartan Play School, Little Millennium, Akshar Arbol International School, Shrine Vailankanni Global School, Meenakshi College for Women, and Engineering Technical College are just a few of the well-known educational institutions in Kodambakkam. Medway Hospitals, JV Hospital, Vadapalani Multi-Specialty Hospital, SIMS Hospital, and SRM HOSPITAL are well-known healthcare facilities that give excellent medical treatment to Kodambakkam people. Ramee Mall, Bergamo Mall, and Forum Vijaya Mall are just a few of the retail zones within a 5-kilometer radius.

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are for informational purposes only based on industry reports and related news stories. PropertyPistol does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information and shall not be held responsible for any action taken based on the published information.


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