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.
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.
This year has been both a blessing and a lesson for Tamil cinema where good writing has given us great films.
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.
Eka Lakhani, the costume designer of PS-1, being an inevitable part of the crew, took us through the adventure she had experienced.
The donation was handed over to the Managing Trustee of the trust, Seetha Ravi, in the presence of Kalki Rajendran, son of 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.
Bollywood celebs took to their social media accounts and extended warm birthday wishes to the 'Devdas' actor.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
The historical drama is a two-part film based on the epic book of the same name, authored by Kalki.
A walk-through of the Government Museum in Egmore took participants to the world of the Cholas through artefacts that survive from the period.
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
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.
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.
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.