All things ‘Ponniyin Selvan’

Ponniyin Selvan, directed by Mani Ratnam, will release in two parts; first part is titled as PS-1. As the magnum-opus of Mani Rathnam is gearing up for the release, a new poster of Chiyaan Vikram as Prince Aditya Karikalan is released. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Trisha, Sarathkumar, Rahman, and Aishwarya Lekshmi all play prominent roles which is set in the 10th century.

Check out the posters of the movie:

Aishwarya Rai as Nandini, the Queen of Pazhuvoor

Karthi as Vanthiyathevan

Chiyaan Vikram as Prince Aditya Karikalan

Ponniyin Selvan is an epic period drama that was written, directed, and co-produced by Mani Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under the banner of Lyca Productions and Mani Ratnam’s production company Madras Talkies. It is the first of two film adaptations of the 1955 book Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Mani Ratnam co-wrote the script for the movie with Elango Kumaravel and B. Jeyamohan.

  • Music: A. R. Rahman
  • Cinematography: Ravi Varman
  • Editor: A. Sreekar Prasad
  • Production Design: Thota Tharani

Ponniyin Selvan: I, is one of the most costly movies ever made in India with a budget of Rs.500 crore .