From enjoying the beach in the rain, to missing Murugan Idli, there are some experiences that are unique to Chennai. So as a lover of all things Madras, I decided to pay an ode to it. Here are a few tweets from the people of Chennai, for the people of Chennai.
Me trying to be first in line for popcorn at sathyam cinemas at interval… pic.twitter.com/yL3wNiR3xz— Kollywood In GIFs (@KollywoodInGifs) July 20, 2015
Bhai dooj trending in Chennai-a? Sowcarpet coming into its own? pic.twitter.com/9LvEIOVUfH— Nadika நாடியா (@NadjaNadika) October 21, 2017
My mother and I crossed a Papa John’s on our way home.— Subiksha Raman (@subiksharaman) October 28, 2019
Mum – Subi, is Papa John’s American?
Me – Yeah, I guess.
*Silence for 2 mins*
Mum – Okay but if they open one in Chennai will they call it Appa John’s??? #pleasesaveme #cannotableto
This is what a muttai dosai looks like. https://t.co/vbzI0ZvGiQ— ஆனந்த் கிருஷ்ணமூர்த்தி / Anand Krishnamoorthi (@mdeii) February 26, 2016
You know that feeling when you aren’t looking for love and BAM it finds you?— Yooti (@yootifool) July 30, 2018
And then BAM you have to let it go?
Miss you Murugan podi idli :'(
Hot Chips Filter Coffee > Starbucks.— Arjun Ashok (@arj_90) July 30, 2014
Wow Anna Nagar is like a small city inside Chennai! Been going round and round since morning. Yet I’m in Anna Nagar only pic.twitter.com/aSiX7HrT3O— HaveCourageAndBeKind 👩🏻🏫💛🦁 (@valliraghu) October 26, 2019
The most superior coffee in the world is the coffee they sell on the streets of Chennai. Don’t understand the obsession over Starbucks. Chennai pavement filter coffee is where it’s at.— km (@martineekag) March 29, 2019
Anyway, this is the kind of tweet you should quote with a “Jai Hind”, Priyanka Chopra.
In Chennai, all auto drivers are automatically called “Anna”.— krtgrphr (@krtgrphr) August 20, 2013
This is called Riksha Bandhan…
what the signs need:— livetimefe/Valia Babycats (@Vaishnavioffl) February 10, 2019
aries – travel
taurus – travel
gemini – flyover
cancer – travel
leo – travel
virgo – travel
libra – travel
scorpio – travel
sagittarius – travel
capricorn – travel
aquarius – travel
pisces – travel
The final Godzilla movie will be shot in Chennai.They’ll drive Godzilla to Saidapet bridge.It’ll jump thinking water is there & die.The end.— Local Tea Party (@localteaparty) May 14, 2014
When a Panimalar/Jeppiaar Institute student visit SRM University for Symposium or Culturals 👇🏽😂 pic.twitter.com/zRhdyXu8X9— Chennai Memes (@MemesChennai) July 19, 2019
Where’s the party tonight? KNK only.