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Sullurpeta – Population, Chengalamma Temple, Dargah, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Sullurupeta is a town in Andhra Pradesh, India’s Nellore district. It’s also a municipality.It serves as a gateway to Sriharikota’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre. Sullurupeta is known for the Temple of Chengallamma, likely constructed in the 10th century.

The name “Sullurupeta” originated from the words “Sullu” in Telugu meaning rounds or circles / from the term “Sudulu” meaning “Whirlpool” and “peta” meaning town. It is named after Sullu because it is said to find the goddess Chengallamma in a whirlpool, which is why the name “Sullurupeta”.

Sullurupeta Population:

Sullurupeta had a population of 27,504 as of the 2011 Indian Census. There are 12,955 males and 14,549 women in the total population — a gender ratio of 1123 women per 1000 men. There are 2,612 kids in the 0–6 age group, 1,330 of whom are boys and 1,282 are girls — a ratio of 964 to 1,000. With 20,819 literates, the average literacy rate stands at 83.64%, considerably greater than the government average of 67.41%. Telugu is the official language of sullurpeta individuals.

Where is Sullurupeta Located?

Sullurupeta is situated about 83 km North of Chennai in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh

Venadu Dargah/ Sullurpeta Dargah

Venadu is an island village in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh district of Nellore. It is situated in the Mandal of Sullurpeta and completely surrounded by Pulicat Lake.

Venadu Village is located in the Sulurupeta countryside near Sri Hari Kota (India Space Launching Station) in Nellore District.The village is known for Hazrat Dawood Shah Wali’s Dargah (Rahmatullah Alaih). What is so special about this Venadu Dargah is the aforementioned Buzurg’s Mazar’s length.

Sullurpeta Chengalamma Temple:

Goddess Sri Chengalamma Parameswari manifested herself in the village of Sullurpet on the Kolkata-Chennai highway and the sullurpet temple was built on the banks of the Kanlangi River.

Sullurpeta Theatres

NVR Theatre:

 nvr theatre sullurpet show timings

10.30 am, 1.30 pm, 6.30 pm, 9.30 pm

Sri Lakshmi theatre:

 sri lakshmi theatre sullurpet show timings

10.30 am, 1.30 pm, 6.30 pm, 9.30 pm

V Epiq:

V Epiq in Sullurpeta is the biggest cinema screen in Asia and the third biggest in the globe. It is 106 feet wide and has a capability of 670 seats. The Sullurpet Multiplex will have two more 170-seat displays. For a more mind-blowing experience, one of them will have Dolby Atmos sophisticated 3D surround sound with woofers attached to each seat. Apart from that, visitors will be entertained by an all-terrain vehicle track. The price is 80 Rs crores and 7.5 acres.

Tourist Places Near Sullurpet: 

Sullurpet Chengalamma Temple

Satish Dhawan Space Centre (Sriharikota)

Nellapattu Sanctuary

Oneness Temple

Pantrangam Temple

Venadu Durgah

Pulicat Bird Sanctuary

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