INDIA: The first instalment of Mani Ratnam’s historical drama Ponniyin Selvan is soon to be released. The makers formally unveil the breathtaking motion poster in a quest to generate excitement among viewers.
The character posters for the movie, which also stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, and Trisha, were previously released. The ensemble cast poster’s appearance ensures excitement among the fans. In the crucial roles, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prabhu, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prakash Raj, and Prathiban round up the outstanding cast.
The motion poster elevates the hype factor
Lyca Productions posted a sneak peek at the motion poster on their Twitter account. The poster’s heading read: “Look out! Brace yourself. Get ready for an adventure. The Cholas are coming! #PS1.” With the bell chimes and the synced vocals, the motion poster elevates the concept to a new level. The crowning achievement of Mani Ratnam’s cinematic genius is the flag raised atop the hilly area with a view of the kingdom.
The film Ponniyin Selvan is an adaptation of the 1950 Tamil novel of the same name by Kalki Krishnamurthy, which chronicles the saga of Chola Prince Arulmozhivarman aka Ponniyin Selvan who subsequently rose to become the great Chola emperor Raja Raja Chola and established the golden age in Indian history. The story is set in the 10th century, before the Ponniyin Selvan era (the son of Ponni). The film will be released in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, and Malayalam worldwide.
Mani Ratnam and the team form a stellar ensemble
Ponniyin Selvan: I is one of the most expensive Indian films, with a budget of 500 crores. Produced under the banner of Lyca Productions and Madaras Talkies, the film is gearing up for its release in two instalments on September 30, 2022. With Elango Kumaravel and B. Jeyamohan, director Mani Ratnam penned the script for his tented magnum opus.
AR Rahman adds the symphony to the film’s music. With his outstanding cinematography, which is witnessed in the character posters, Ravi Varman enhances the cinematic impression. All the ensemble technicians serve as enhancing factors for the National Film Awardee, Mani Ratnam.