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List of Newspapers in Chennai

This is a List of Newspapers in Chennai that are based and headquartered in the city. The availability of multimedia news platforms has accelerated in the 21st century, and by the close of 2017, no Chennai newspaper had a monthly circulation[clarification needed] below two million readership, making the city one of the most widest newspaper reading city in the world along with the likes of New York, Paris, London, Tokyo and Sydney.[1][2][citation needed]

List of Newspapers based in ChennaiEdit

The list is the newspapers based in Chennai and their circulation.[2]

Title Published Monthly Readership (2017)
Dina Thanthi Daily 23,149,000
Dinakaran Daily 12,083,000
Dinamalar Daily 11,659,000
The Hindu Daily 5,300,000
Maalai Malar Daily (evening) 3,074,000
The Hindu (Tamil) Daily 2,890,000
The New Indian Express Daily 1,507,000
Business Line Daily 1,459,000
Malai Murasu Daily (evening) 1,433,000
Dinamani Daily 1,419,000
Theekkathir Daily 1,308,000
The News Today Daily 1,212,000
The Trinity Mirror Daily (evening) 1,013,000
Makkal Kural Daily (evening) 974,000
Madras Musings Fortnightly 893,500
Tamil Murasu (India) Daily 789,000
Nellai Maalai Murasu Daily (evening) 719,000

List of Magazines based in ChennaiEdit

The list is the magazines headquartered in Chennai and their circulation.[2]

Title Published Readership (2017)
Sportstar Weekly 2,937,000
Ananda Vikatan Weekly 2,708,000
Kumudam Weekly 2,269,000
Kungumam Weekly 2,172,000
Puthiya Thalaimurai Weekly 1,623,000
Aval Vikatan Fortnightly 1,104,000
Kalki (magazine) Weekly 1,090,000
Frontline (magazine) Weekly 1,057,000
Sruti (magazine) Monthly 1,003,700


  1. ^ "IRS 2017: Newspapers add 11.2 crore readers in 4 years; no English dailies in top 10". The New Indian Express.[failed verification]
  2. ^ a b c "Indian Readership Survey"

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