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‘PS-1’ will be released on THIS date

ByRandall B. Phelps

Jul 2, 2022

The multi-star film Ponniyin Selvan, helmed by Mani Ratnam, is one of the most anticipated films of 2022. While the film stars Vikram in the lead role, it will also see Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan play the lead role. The Bollywood star announced that the next movie will hit the screens in 2022 in July last year. After much anticipation, the makers of the film finally announced its release date with an animated poster.

The creators of the next period drama Ponnyyin Selvan just revealed its release date. The creators took to their official social media handles and shared an animated poster of the film. The poster read “THE CHOLAS ARE COMING”, as the film’s release date flashed on the screens. The film is set to hit theaters on September 30, 2022.

Mani Ratnam’s pan-Indian film Ponnyyin Selvan is expected to release in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. The magnum opus features a stellar cast, which includes Vikram and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles. It also includes Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Vikram Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, Jayaram, Parthiban and Prakash Raj.

Ponniyein Selvan ground

The upcoming period drama is based on the eponymous Tamil novel by Kalki, which was serialized in the 1950s and has remained a reader favorite ever since. The film’s plot is set against the backdrop of the 10th century and features the power struggles in the Chola Empire as their enemies begin to act as catalysts. The film follows the period before River Kaveri’s son, Pnniyin Selvan, who would later become Rajaraja Chola, one of the greatest emperors in Indian history.

While Mani Ratnam worked on the film for years, Ponnyyin Selvan is jointly funded by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies. The film will be released in two parts. Academy Award-winning musician AR Rahman scored the film’s music, while Ravi Varman handled its cinematography. The film would be filled with stellar technicians who worked with Mani Ratnam. The makers of the film have also promised more news and updates regarding the film in the coming week.

Image: Instagram/@aishwaryaraibachchan_arb

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