Inside Tirumala Tirupati

National Geographic Channel had made a documentary on one of India’s most sacred place Tirumala Tirupati. NGC named the prestigious documentary as ” Inside Tirumala Tirupati” The first premiere of the documentary film will be Telecasted today, i.e., 27th of March at 9 pm on National Geographic Channel.

Considered as the God of the Gods by the Hindus, Tirumala is one of the largest religious places in India. Daily thousands of people visit Lord Venkateswara Swamy in Tirumala and offer gifts to the almighty. Daily thousands of individuals visit Tirumala on foot by
who scaling the Seshachalam or Seven Hills.

Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker Rajendra Srivathsa Kondapalli worked  as the Director of this sacred documentary movie. Speaking on the idea of the film Rajendra said that “I approached Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam to feature their Annaprasadam kitchens in one of the episodes. After extensive recce and research, I felt there was a much bigger story to the Tirumala Temple beyond just its kitchen. That’s how the idea germinated, to tell a larger story,”

The TTD board under the supervision of Andhra Pradesh Government supervises all the development activities in Tirumala. Strict rules are implemented at the premises of the temple. No Cameras or cell phones are allowed inside Tirumala Temple. However, The NGC’s award winning Filmmaker was granted permission to shoot inside the temple.

According to an official statement,” the documentary exclusively offers a journey into what the faithful believe is the spiritual home of Sri VenkateswaraSwamy, the benevolent form of the Hindu god Vishnu.”

It also stated that “While most pilgrims wait in line for hours for a fleeting glimpse of the deity, this film allows viewers to experience the temple and its surroundings like an insider would, including getting a front-row seat to witness the spectacular annual celebration of Brahmostavam – an event that attracts such massive crowds that it makes the Tirumala temple one of the most visited Hindu pilgrimages in the world,” it said

Stay tuned to National Geographic channel today at 9pm for witnessing the never seen insights of the Tirupati Balaji Temple.

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