MUMBAI: CNN-IBN brings to its viewers ‘Vanakkam Chennai 375’, a special programming to celebrate the 375th birth anniversary of Chennai. Starting August 18, the channel has aired various stories that have brought forth various aspects and unknown facts about Chennai – allowing viewers to experience the city like never before. This special coverage has focused on the history, culinary traditions, historic monuments and rare archival images of the city. This special coverage will conclude with a half hour show that will bring to live all that makes Chennai the special city that it is – from the over 200 heritage buildings to filter coffee, idli sambhar dosa treats at the iconic city eateries, from the oldest surviving studio in India – AVM Studios – to the city’s rich cultural traditions involving Carnatic music and Bharatnatyam.
Don’t miss the half hour culminating special of “Vanakkam Chennai” on Friday, 22nd August @ 8.30 PM; with a repeat telecast on Saturday @ 7.30 PM, only on CNN-IBN.