Who built Papanasam temple?

Who built Papanasam temple?

The temple has a seven-tiered gateway tower. The temple was originally built by Chandrakula Pandya, with further additions by the Vijayanagar and Nayak kings during the 16th century. The temple has artistic sculptures representative of Nayak art.

Which district is papanasam?

Thanjavur district
Papanasam is a panchayat town in Thanjavur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Thanjavur and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Kumbakonam.

Is papanasam remake of Drishyam?

‘Papanasam’ is the remake of the Malayalam film ‘Drishyam’, and it turned out to be the best Malayalam to Tamil remakes. Kamal Haasan was awestruck after watching his friend and actor Mohanlal’s excellent acting in ‘Drishyam’ and wanted to remake it.

How many papanasam are in India?

According to 2011 census of India, Total Papanasam population is 116,975 people are living in this Taluk, of which 56,622 are male and 60,353 are female. Population of Papanasam in 2020 is 140,370 Literate people are 83,083 out of 43,431 are male and 39,652 are female.

How many dams are there in papanasam?

Storage level in all the five dams – Gadana, Ramanadhi, Karuppanadhi, Gundar and Adavinainar dams – in the recently carved out Tenkasi district – so favourable as all these reservoirs that overflowed during this season have excellent storage even after water is being released for ‘pisanam’ paddy cultivation.

Is Drishyam and Papanasam same?

Papanasam ( transl. Destruction of Sins) is a 2015 Indian Tamil-language crime drama film directed by Jeethu Joseph, a remake of his 2013 Malayalam film Drishyam, which starred Mohanlal. The film was jointly produced by Suresh Balaje and Rajkumar Sethupathi.

Where is the Papanasanathar Temple located?

Papanasanathar Temple in Papanasam, a village in Tirunelveli district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to Hindu god Shiva. It is located 60 km from Tirunelveli. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple has three precincts.

Why is the Papanasam Sivan Temple famous?

Papanasam has a famous temple called the Papanasam Sivan Temple which lies on the banks of Thamirabarani River. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the holy shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati who are worshipped as Papanasanathar and Ulagammai respectively.

Where is Papanasam in Tamil Nadu?

At a distance of 15 km from Ambasamudram and 47 km from Tirunelveli, Papanasam is a small town in Ambasamudram Taluk of Tirunelveli district in Tamilnadu. It is one of the popular picnic spots in Tirunelveli. Papanasam has a famous temple called the Papanasam Sivan Temple which lies on the banks of Thamirabarani River.

What makes Papanasam a famous pilgrimage destination?

Papanasam has bewitching attractions such as Thamirabarani river, Agasthiyar Falls, Papanasam dam and the Shiva temple. Moreover, the powerful waters of Papanasam have made it a famous pilgrimage destination.