The Tamil historical epic drama, ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ directed by Mani Ratnam was released in theatres on September 30. Adapted from the novel, the movie featured Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles. The movie has been critically acclaimed and has been receiving positive reviews from fans and movie critics. The movie was released globally in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam and the pan Indian film is receiving rave views.
The movie on the second day of its release made a gross if Rs 70 crore at the box office. The film makers on October 1, made an official announcement that the film has made Rs 80 at the box office with its opening. Now, in two days the film has reportedly minted Rs 150 crore worldwide. The film is expected to run very well in theatres as the response from the audience towards the film is at high. ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is one of the Tamil films that had a massive opening this year.
The movie also has Sarathkumar, Parthiban, Nasser, Prakash Raj, Rahman, Vikram Prabhu, Aishwaarya Lekshmi, Jayaram and Prabhu in important roles. The music for the movie is composed by AR Rahman. The story of the movie revolves around the Chola Dynasty and how king Arunmozhi Varman becomes the Raja Raja Chozhan. The film is being taken in two parts and director Mani Ratnam has reportedly confirmed that the second part of the film will be released in 9 months.