Gopurams are exquisitely decorated with sculpture and carvings and painted with a variety of themes derived from the Hindu mythology, particularly those associated with the presiding deity of the temple where the gopuram is located. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu state is the tallest gopuram in Tamil Nadu and rises to 196 feet (60 m). The Gopuram of Murudeshwara in Karnataka (built in 2007) is 237.5-feet
The art of making Stucco figures is practiced by a limited number of artisans. Here is a live demo.........
The video shows the great effort made by a team of the fire and rescue department to cut a tree hanging dangerously close to a building. The tree was one of the thousands uprooted by the cyclone- Vardah