Legendary filmmaker Mani Ratnam's 'Ponniyin Selvan - 1' is one of the biggest films made in 2022. Based on the novel written by legendary Kalki Krishnamurthy with the same title, the movie came out in September last year and collected huge. It is the 'Roja' director's dream project. After trying to give a visual form for this popular novel for the past three decades, Mani Ratnam finally managed to make it. The movie opened to mixed reviews all over the country barring Tamil Nadu.
The regular audience were not that impressed and pointed out a few flaws while the Tamil crowd defended their historic film. They embraced the movie with open arms due to their emotional attachment. This magnum opus earned 400 crores at the box office and has been termed as a super hit.
The makers have now released a poster that looks epic. We can see the lead character holding the crown up and the entire crowd cheering. The poster made it clear that the second part will be hitting the big screens on 28th April and they are suggesting the audiences to experience it in IMAX.
Since a majority of the second part has been shot already, the team is ready to release 'PS - 2' in such a short time. Academy award winner AR Rahman composed the music for this movie.
Produced under Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies banners, the cast of the film includes Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Rahman and R Parthiban. Ravi Varman is the director of photography while Sreekar Prasad is the editor. The action was composed by Kecha Khamphakdee, Sham Kaushal & Dhilip Subbarayan.