Kalki Krishnamurthy’s historical fiction novel, Ponniyin Selvan has been adapted to screen by Mani Ratnam as PS-1 and PS-2, films. He wanted to make the film based on the most popular novel of Tamil literature from past 35 years. Before him, MG Ramachandran and Kamal Haasan dreamt about bringing the novel to screen with stellar cast like Rajnikanth, Vijaykanth, Kamal Haasan and many others. After a long wait, Mani Ratnam has been able to bring it as two-part film, PS-1 and PS-2.
PS-1 has been released in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam languages and in Tamil Nadu, Overseas territories movie created historical records and became highest grosser ever in those territories but overall it stayed behind 2.0. Now, PS-2 is expected to cross PS-1 and even set new records crossing 2.0, with Teluugu, Malayalam, Hindi markets also contributing better than previous film.
Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies have produced the film and Mani Ratnam planned the budget and shooting in such a way that, PS-1 collections have put the production houses in profits. Karthi, Chiyaan Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raaj, Shobitha Dhulipala, Sarath Kumar, Parthiban, Jayaram, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Rahman, Jayachitra have been cast in important roles and they are set to appear in PS-2, as well. The team haven’t announced PS-2 release date, even though they have completed shooting of PS-1 and PS-2, simultaneously.
AR Rahman composed music for the film while Thota Tharani did production design. Lyca Productions have made an announcement that something special is coming about Ponniyin Selvan and fans anticipate PS-2 release date. The announcement is going to be made on 28th December, at 4 PM. Well, mostly it is anticipated to release around April – May, 2023. Let’s wait for the official announcement from the production house.
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— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) December 27, 2022
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