Sundarapandyapuram: a must watch place in South India

Sundarapandyapuram one of the favorite locations of south Indian film directors like Shanker and Manirathnam many films in Malayalam and Tamil have Sundarapandyapuram as its background. Movies like Roja and Anyan are notable movies visualized herewith everytime hit songs Chinna chinna asai..and Randakka Randakka..

Tamil movies Muthalvan and Gentlemen also got these glimpses of rustic splendor. Malayalam movies including Thenkashipaattanam, Soothradhaaran Kalabham have also captured the beauty of this wonderful village in south India. Sundarapandyapuram is a village near to Kollam and Tamilnadu and it is located very near to Thenkasi in Thirunelveli district.

Sundarapandyapuram is famous for blooming sunflower fields and lush green paddy fields. When you try to capture the beauty of Sundarapandyapuram the frame will also share the expansive windmills in the scenery.

Thiruvananthapuram is the nearest airport and Sundarapandyapuram is just 120 KM away from the capital city of Kerala.Now this place has emerged as a perfect weekend gateway who resides in and around Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam towns in Kerala.

This small town which located just 8 KM far from Thenkasi town attracts tourists to soak in its scenic beauty. This year's heavy rain caused damage to the Sunflower cultivation as it remained wet for a long.

Different variety of sunflowers are growing in these fields like the orange flower variety named Claret, Red colored variety 'MoulinRouge' and Golden colored 'Sunny' are available to see here.
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All these Sunflowers grow up to four to five feet and these flowers are used to extract sunflower oil and biodiesel.The row of two-storey buildings called 'Agraharam' where Bhramins resides bearingsculpturess and carved pillars attract many.

The art work infront of each homes called 'Kolam' is also a main attraction here. On the way to Sundarapandyapuram you can enjoy many attractions in Kerala-Tamilnadu border. Ecotourism attraction Thenmala and famous waterfalls Coutalam are some of those.See the Gallary to check some of the beautiful photos clicked during my visit to Sundharapandyapuram.
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More Photos from Sundarapandyapuram : 

Sunflower field at Sundarapandyapuram

Anyan Rock at Sundarapandyapuram

Fully Bloomed Sunflower  at Sundarapandyapuram

Sunflowers  at Sundarapandyapuram

Sunset view from Puliyarai, kerala- Tamilnadu border
Photos: Syed Shiyaz Mirza

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