A new drive-in theatre will be located at a renovated site inside Island Grounds.
What’s it about? The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) has revamped the Hotel Tamil Nadu Drive-in for ₹50 lakhs with a new open-air drive-in theatre. It’ll provide both entertainment and dining options for patrons. The Prarthana drive-in theatre at East Coast Road was shut down during the pandemic’s peak.
- The new facility will have a theatre, a barbeque station, and a coffee house. The theatre can accommodate 20 cars and will be scaled up based on the response.
- The theatre will also be used to screen sports matches. It can also be used for events, concerts, and product launches.
Other facilities: The drive-in will be able to handle 25 customers at a time, and the restaurant will have a seating capacity of 50. The resto-bar called Long Island will have several food and beverage options with a spacious lounge.