MGR memorial is a memorial structure built on the Marina beach in Chennai, India It became constructed in reminiscence of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M. G. Ramachandran. Spread over 8.25 acres, the memorial is positioned adjacent to the Anna Memorial and has the very best footfall at the seafront. The frame of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and MGR's protege J.Jayalalithaa is likewise buried.
The memorial changed into built in 1988 and changed into inaugurated with the aid of Janaki Ramachandran, spouse of M.G. Ramachandran, in May 1990. The memorial was remodelled and the whole complex turned into laid with marbles and opened in 1992 via J.Jayalalitha when she have become the leader minister of the nation of Tamil Nadu the previous year. When J. Jayalalitha died on five December 2016, she become buried next to MGR. This shape changed into designed by using Architect Mr. K. Ramachandran, retired chief architect of PWD, Tamil Nadu.
Between 1996 and 1998, the mausoleum was again renovated at a price of approximately 27.5 million. After the Indian Ocean tsunami struck the seafront in December 2004, the memorial turned into affected. Repair works had been taken up at the fee of about 13.3 million. A fountain inside the center, waterfall on the rear, ornamental lamps, and an overhead tower with lighting each at the entrance and on the arch. Two pergolas having 18-metre width have also been constructed, in addition to ramps for the bodily challenged.