|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Chennai South|
Alwarpet is a 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 the versatile actor Kamal Hassan, which he acknowledged in his song 'Alwarpetta Aandava Vettiya pottu thaandava' from the movie Vasool Raja MBBS. This residential area is situated just adjacent to Poe's Garden, which is home to two of the most important personalities of Chennai, the Indian Superstar Rajnikanth and J.Jayalalitha, the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.The boat club road adjoining alwarpet and R.A puram is the third most expensive locality in India and the most expensive in south India.
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