Kochi Metro is every Malayali’s dream and it is ready to be officially dedicated to the nation today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kochi Metro today. Popular actor and MLA Mukesh told Manorama News this morning, “This is one of Kerala’s proudest moments. To have completed a historic mission like this within record time is a matter of pride. Typically government launch initiatives and we can never be sure when it comes to a completion. It is Dr. E. Sreedharan’s hard work and commitment that we are now witnessing. I am confident that Kochi Metro will be a game changer for those in the Malayalam film industry. We hope that our movies can be shot inside the Metro. It can boost the creative minds to come out with amazing work.” Interestingly, it was revealed on Manorama News that ‘Metro Man’ Dr. E Sreedharan is related to the actor Mukesh. The actor jokingly said that he had kept it a secret till now.
“Life will start revolving around the Kochi Metro and there will be stories written around it and made into movies,” Another popular actor Vijay Babu told Manorama News. With security measures being strengthened across the state, the Palarivattom metro station has been undergoing under rigorous police and SPG supervision since this morning.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kochi Metro and board it today, two Metro trains with floral decorations are awaiting him. Since last evening, trial runs of the Kochi Metro have been conducted smoothly by concerned officials. Another trial run may be taking place this morning, ahead of the Prime Minister’s arrival.