Meenakshi Amman – The marvel of Madurai
Director:Avinash Kumar Singh
Meenakshi Amman - The marvel of Madurai (Tamil: மீனாட்சி அம்மன் - மதுரையின் அற்புதம்) is a Tamil-language Documentary film which is Directed by Avinash Kumar Singh and Released on 4 May 2020.
Summary & Details
Show celebrates the divine of MeenakshiAmman, Mother Goddess, queen, and patron deity of the ancient city of Madurai. The film showcases the first two weeks of the grand celebrations in Tamil Nadu's second-largest city, taking viewers behind the scenes of key events, along with their back-stories and socio-cultural significance. It presents never-seen-before visuals of the Chithirai festivities, tracing its history, uncovering amazing facts, and delving into fascinating folklore. The narrative also relies on human stories, through characters whose lives are inextricably intertwined with the mother goddess, Her temple, and its most important annual event. The documentary also takes a closer look at the logistics, security, and scale of organising the massive festival.