Madras Then, Chennai Now by Sriram V

Part of the Spotlight feature Madras Talkies

You haven’t experienced Old Madras till you’ve seen it through the eyes of this historian! V Sriram is a heritage walk pioneer of Chennai, whose vast knowledge of the city’s history is exceeded only by his affection for its ever-changing forms. Join us for a virtual walk led by him and featuring rare 19th-century photographs from the Sarmaya collection, which showcase famous landmarks like Senate House, First Line Beach and Parry’s Corner as you’ve never seen them before.