Athirapilly Falls

Athirappilly Falls – Chalakkudy, Kerala

Athirappilly Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kerala. ┬áIt gained popularity among movie lovers first in the later part of 1980s when the suicide scene of the movie Punnagai Mannan was shot there. In fact, to this date, the falls is referred to as Punnagai Mannan falls. The falls is a part of Chalakudy river and it is approximately 80 feet in height. They are often referred to as the Niagara Falls of India. They are also mis-spelled more often as Athirapally Falls. Another popular waterfall to visit in the vicinity of Athirapilly is the Vazhachal…