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South India: Region in India
South India, also known as Southern India or Peninsular India, is the southern part of the Deccan Peninsula in India encompassing the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry, occupying 19.31% of India's area and 20% of India's population. It is bound by the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west and the Indian Ocean in the south. The geography of the region is diverse, with two mountain ranges, the Western and Eastern Ghats, bordering the plateau heartland. The Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri, Tungabhadra and Vaigai rivers are important non-perennial sources of water. Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Kochi are the largest urban areas in the region.

Anant Ambani Wedding: Atlee, Rajnikanth, Mahesh Babu & Others Arrive at Antilia| Watch [Video]

Anant Ambani Wedding: Atlee, Rajnikanth, Mahesh Babu & Others Arrive at Antilia| Watch

South Indian stars, including Atlee and Rajnikanth, have arrived at Antilia for the iconic Ambani wedding. The celebration kicks off with a traditional Hindu "Shubh Vivaah" ceremony, followed by a..

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