History is etched in every corner of the city of Chennai. While the city was the seat of power for many South Indian kingdoms through the ages, the documented history of the city began in the colonial times when the British stepped on the shores of Chennai and settled with the establishment of Fort St. George in1644. Chennai played a theatre of battle between the British, and the French colonial forces and also the kingdom of Mysore. Subsequentl.Book cheapest flight tickets for Chennai . Find list of airlines or flights to Chennai from metropolitan cities only with Veena World.