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Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam
Space Req.
Less than 250 Sq.ft
Investment Range
Rs. 2lakhs -5 lakhs
Franchise Outlets
Less than 10

About Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam :

Imagine this success story. From a humble beginning of 3 students in the year 1996 to the present 3,000 students and a track record of 30,000 passed out students. That’s Kalaikudam, the Institution, started by Artist S.Venkatachalapathy Currently the Franchise network consists of about 10 Franchisees writing their success stories across different geographies. Kalaikudam has an ambitious vision of a 500 Franchisee footprint all over the world


About the Founder - An Artist, Educationist and an Entrepreneur :

Artist S.Venkatachalapathy is the Founder-Director of SRI ANNAI KAMAKSHI KALAIKUDAM. He has done his Masters in Fine Arts (M.F.A) from the Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai. In addition, Diploma holder in Modern Art from Modern Art School, Salem and Diploma in Cartooning from Santhanu Chitra Vidhyalaya, Chennai. He has also completed a certificate course on "Survey of Art Therapy" from George Washington University.

In this present fast-paced materialistic world, every one of us needs to indulge in some sort of activity which relaxes one’s body and mind. Of all such activity, art and crafts take prime positions, as they not only relax body and mind but also develop concentration.

We at Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam impart training in paintings such as Poster, Oil, Acrylic, Watercolours, Tanjore Paintings, Stained glass etc., We impart training in over 200 Varieties of paintings and craft. This Kalaikudam was started by Artist S.Venkatachalapathy (Achalam) in 1996 with just three students. About thirty thousand students have fruitfully finished their training under us. Now the institution has grown in status with fifteen branches in Chennai. More than three thousand students studying in our institution. Apart from school children, even adults from various walks of life are being trained here. Painting courses are offered by correspondence as well as online.

This institution aims to train the students in such a way that, it helps them to excel in whatever field of study/career they choose. Every year we organize One day camp for Spot Painting, Annul International art exhibition, many workshops and Summer camps. More than 300 workshops have been conducted so far. We also give training for various drawing and painting competitions, Entrance exams for BFA, B.Arch, Fashion Designing etc. and also for Lower and Higher grade exams in Drawing and Painting.

  • KalaiKudam- Students of various ages gets trained in painting and music courses in fifteen branches with dedicated artists.

  • Art Gallery- Our Acahalam Art Gallery is dedicated to artists of various arts and a love for arts beyond the boundaries.

Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam is run by Artist S. Venkatachalapathy (Achalam) for the past 13 years. Achalam has finished Master’s in fine arts M.F.A., (Painting) from Govt. College of fine arts Chennai. Achalam has participated in many groups shows. He has worked for many art and craft companies through which he has exported his paintings to many foreign countries.

Achalam has done interior works like murals and his paintings are also displayed in Hotels like Hotel Savera, Hotel Sudha, Hotel Madura Park Inn & Hotel Shan. He has conducted more than three hundred workshops for students.


  • Painting courses

We provide a proper timetable for the painting courses which is classified as per the age groups of the students to make the course more fruitful.

  • Bharathanatyam Classes

Age:5years and above

Students can avail Bharathanatyam Classes between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Thursdays and Saturdays

  • Carnatic Keyboard Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail Carnatic Keyboard classes between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm on Saturdays and Mondays and 9:00 am and 10:00 am on Sundays

  • Chess Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail Carnatic Keyboard Classes between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Flute Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail Flute classes between 7:35 am and 8:35 am on Saturdays and 8:00 am and 9:00 am on Sundays.

  • Karate Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail themselves of Karate classes between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Mridangam Classes

Age:6years and above

Students can avail Mridangam classes between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Veena Classes

Age:8years and above

Students can avail Veena classes between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays and 11:00 am and 12:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays

  • Violin Classes

Age:6years and above

Students can avail Violin classes between 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Mondays and Thursdays

  • Vocal Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail Vocal classes between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and 10:00 am and 11:00 am on Sundays.

  • Western Keyboard and Guitar Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail Music classes in a total of 2 Hrs a week between 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm on Wednesdays and between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm (any 1 Hr) on Sundays

  • Yoga Classes

Age:4years and above

Students can avail themselves of Yoga classes between 8:00 am to 9:00 am and 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam offers certificate courses in Oil Painting, Acrylic Painting, Pen and Ink drawing, Water Colour Painting, Free-hand drawing, Tanjore Painting, Terracotta work, Abstract and Modern art painting, Stain glass painting and Fabric and Silk cloth painting

  • Training students to become an ARTIST

  • One-man shows and group shows are conducted for students.

  • They are made to participate in International level art competitions

  • Training to become an ART TEACHER

  • Training in FreeHand drawing to appear for Lower and Higher-grade Government exams.

  • Entrance Exam coaching

  • Coaching for entrance exam for B.Arch, Fashion Designing, and B.F.A. Animation drawing, craftwork, and all creative activities.

  • We offer 150+ variety of arts.


Workshops are conducted every month for all students. One day camps every year for training the students in spot painting, doorstep teaching offered and Group exhibition named Chitramela Annual art exhibition conducted every year at Achalam art gallery to make all the students get a chance to display their talents.

Varieties of Paintings are taught for students above 12 years and these classes can be taken on all days except Tuesdays being a weekly holiday.


Operations Commenced On: 1996 Franchising / Distribution Commenced On: 2020 Number of Employees: 15
Business Models
Industry Segment Investment Franchise Fee Space Expected No of Hours / month Expansion Location/s
Education Franchise Music Dance Drama and Performing Arts Rs. 2lakhs -5 lakhs Rs. 2lakhs -5 lakhs Less than 250 Less than 10hrs 5 places
Preferred Expansion Locations
South India, North India, West India, Union Territorie, East India,
Ideal Entrepreneur Profile
What should be the Education level of an Entrepreneur? : Bachelor's Degree - B.A, B.S, BFA, BMS etc..
What should be the skill set of an Entrepreneur? :
Should be good at management
Should be good at marketing and sales
Should be good at operations
Should have good communication and interpersonal skill
Should be good at training, teaching, counselling
What is that the business seek from an Entrepreneur? : Efforts for ensuring Student Admissions Involvement in day-to-day Operations Dedication in providing the best experience for the Learners
Previous Experience of Entrepreneur? :
Owning a Business previously works best for you.
Self Employeed Professional are an ideal fit.
Frequently Asked Questions
List the top 3 reasons as to why anybody should choose your franchise?
No Capital investment like building, machinery, working capital etc. Can be run from a home setup with basic equipments like internet enabled Laptop Operations can be fully managed on the digital (online) platform. In person class room learning is optionally available too Easy to run & Simple business model
In what period will the franchise get back the entire capital invested?
Before the end of the third year of Operations Based on the interest levels and involvement of the Franchisee, breakeven by 1 to 2 years of Operations also possible.
There are currently no events hosted by Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam.
Achalam Sir is conducting an Art Therapy workshop.
Published on May 18, 2021

Artist S.Venkatachalapathy, MFA (known as Achalam Sir), the Founder-Director of Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam (SAKKK) feels that Happiness and Peace is not something which we can search around. Instead we need a medium to realise it within each...

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Business Information
How many franchisees are presently operational in home country? : Less than 10
How many franchisees do you have across the world? : Less than 10
Franchisees presently available in home country at : Tamil Nadu
How many company owned outlets do you have? : No Outlets
Company owned outlets presently available at :
Documentation Details
Do you have a Franchise Agreement? : Yes
Term of Agreement? : 3 Years
Do you have an Operations Manual? : No
Do you have a Bankable Business Plan? : Yes
Training Details
Do you have a Training Manual? : No
Where is the Initial Training conducted? : Online during live classes
How long is the Initial Training Programme? : 3 Days - 1 Week
Mention a few lines on the post start up training assistance the company provides :

Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam (FRANCHISOR) will provide, FRANCHISEE and its designated Manager (if any), the initial franchise training program two (2) weeks prior to opening the Franchise Business, which training shall be conducted at Sri Annai Kamakshi Kalaikudam’s head office or at at No.979, Lakshmanaswamy salai, K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600078. The initial training program will be conducted over a 3-day period, which may be modified from time to time in FRANCHISOR’s discretion.

Business Suitability
Is Franchise/Business Opportunity suitable for women? : Yes
Is Franchise/Business Opportunity suitable for Senior citizens, retired professionals and/or people above 50 years of age? : Yes
Is Franchise/Business Opportunity suitable for Fresh Graduates and/or Students? : No
Can the franchisee work from home? : Yes
Is Franchise/Business franchising internationally? : Yes
Is Franchise/Business seeking Multiple/Master Franchisees? : No
Does this Franchise/Business qualify as a Multi Level Marketing Opportunity - MLM Business? : No
Is this Frnachise/Business a Manufacturing/Job work or an assembly related opportunity? : No

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