Ponniyin Selvan

'Ponniyin Selvan: 1' closes box-office run as No. 2 Tamil film after Rajini's '2.0'

It has emerged as the highest-grossing film in Tamil Nadu, and also the first film to cross Rs 200 crore in the state so far, collecting just short of Rs 222 crore.

published on : 28th November 2022

On the Ponniyin Trail: Here are the five places that tread the path of the Cholas in Sri Lanka

Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan I or PS1 brings to life Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka’s stupas, lush forests and lotus-filled ponds.

published on : 27th November 2022

2022: A year of plenty for Tamil cinema

This year has been both a blessing and a lesson for Tamil cinema where good writing has given us great films.

published on : 14th November 2022

Karthi's 25th film 'Japan' launched

Besides Karthi, the film will feature Anu Emmanuel as the female lead. Actor Sunil, who was seen in Pushpa’s will be making his Tamil debut with Japan.

published on : 8th November 2022

Turning back time through threads and drapes

Eka Lakhani, the costume designer of PS-1, being an inevitable part of the crew, took us through the adventure she had experienced.

published on : 8th November 2022

'PS1' makers donate Rs one crore to writer Kalki's trust

The donation was handed over to the Managing Trustee of the trust, Seetha Ravi, in the presence of Kalki Rajendran, son of Kalki.

published on : 5th November 2022

Mani Ratnam: I dedicate the success of 'Ponniyin Selvan' to Amarar Kalki 

Director Mani Ratnam, who spoke at the event, started his speech by dedicating the success of Ponniyin Selvan-1 to the writer of the novel Kalki Krishnamurty.

published on : 5th November 2022

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 49: Bollywood celebs extend warm birthday wishes

Bollywood celebs took to their social media accounts and extended warm birthday wishes to the 'Devdas' actor.

published on : 1st November 2022

Selvaraghavan: 'Ponniyin Selvan' music is the best-ever album in my experience

Apart from the film's grandeur, screenplay, and performances, Ponniyin Selvan's biggest highlight is definitely AR Rahman's music which was praised by actor-filmmaker Selvaraghavan.

published on : 27th October 2022

'Ponniyin Selvan-I' star Jayam Ravi tests COVID-19 positive 

The 42-year-old star shared his diagnosis on Twitter on Friday night.  He also urged people who came in contact with him to also get tested for the virus and follow COVID-appropriate behaviour. 

published on : 22nd October 2022

Mayiladuthurai pays befitting tribute to Ponniyin Selvan author 'Kalki' Krishnamurthy

A Pandiyan, the manager of Mayilavan Publishers said, "People are interested to know how the film would end and try to read those particular volumes.

published on : 21st October 2022

'Ponniyin Selvan': The planning of a mega-production

Executive Producer Siva Ananth, who calls the super-hit Ponniyin Selvan, his most challenging film to date, talks about the production process that went into creating Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus

published on : 17th October 2022

A Step Above the Rest: Choreographer Brinda wins heart with her spectacular dance compositions in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan-1

Choreographer Brinda is winning hearts with her spectacular dance compositions in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan-1

published on : 16th October 2022

Ponniyin Selvan and an ode to timelessness of natural heritage

Seeing the siris on the big screen is good because we need a better coming together of pop culture and our natural heritage. Usually, everything that needs to be said in movies is said through roses

published on : 16th October 2022

Ponniyin Selvan mints Rs 400 crore at box office

The historical drama is a two-part film based on the epic book of the same name, authored by Kalki.

published on : 13th October 2022

Tales in Copper and Bronze

A walk-through of the Government Museum in Egmore took participants to the world of the Cholas through artefacts that survive from the period.

published on : 13th October 2022

Aish, Trisha pictures on cover of Ponniyin Selvan raise eyebrows

Tapping in on the movie's popularity was a publisher who replaced the original cover featuring the drawings of Manian Selvam with the photographs of the actors

published on : 10th October 2022

Ponniyin Selvan-1 got restructured on the editing table: Sreekar Prasad

Veteran editor Sreekar Prasad opens up about the editing choices that made the Mani Ratnam-directed epic one of the best period pieces to come out of India.

published on : 10th October 2022

Ponniyin Selvan puts identity and history of Cholas at centre of primetime debates

The film itself has put a smile on the faces of everyone associated with it, on account of its remarkable success, having collected almost Rs 350 crore globally.

published on : 8th October 2022

Filmmaker questions popular view, triggers row in Tamil Nadu over Chola king's religious identity

Vetrimaaran claimed that Raja Raja Cholan was depicted as a Hindu king and already attempts were made to take away Tamil saint-poet Tiruvalluvar's identity as well.

published on : 7th October 2022
1 2 3 4 >