Source: HT News Service
Published on: April 10, 2023


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The eagerly awaited sequel will be released this month

Just weeks ahead of its release, we now know the run time of the Ponniyend Selvam 2, the epic period-dram clocks in at two hours and thirty-seven minutes, and whole ten minutes shorter than Part 1.

Now, this could be changed as the movie is currently being revised by the Censord Board, and could be asked to make changes, so we will have to wait till then to find out.

PS 1 and 2 is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel

Ponniyen Selvan was a huge critical and commercial success becoming the highest-grossing Tamil movie of 2022 and the fifth highest-grossing Tamil movie of all time with a total box office collection of 500 crores.The movies are based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel, Ponniyin Selvan, Which focuses on the Chola dynasty specifically Rajaraja Chola and his rise to power.

The franchise was long thought to be unadaptable for the big screen with countless stars and producers trying and failing over the years including MGR and Kamal Hassan. The music for the movie is composed by A.R. Rahman and the first single titled Aga Nga has crossed over 17 million views on Youtube in less than two weeks.

The lyrics for the Tamil version were written by Ilango Krishnan and sung by Shakthisree Gopalan. The song is a romantic melody that focuses on the love between Princess Kundavai played by Trisha Krishnan and Vallavaraiyan Vanthiyathevan played by Karthi.

With glittering starcast PS 1 and 2 created hype amongst fans

Official production for the movie started on December 11, 2019, in Thailand with a budget of 500 crores, and both part 1 and part 2 were shot back to back. Production wrapped on March 2022.The movie’s narration was done by Kamal Haasan In Tamil, Anil Kapoor in Hindi, Rana DaggubatiIn Telugu, Prithviraj Sukumaran in Malayalam, and Jayanth Kaikini in Kannada.

Ponniyin Selven boasts of an ensemble main cast that includes Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Prabhu. Ponniyin Selvan 2 will hit theaters worldwide on April 28th, 2023.

Disclaimer: Except the headline and synopsis, this story has been taken from the HT News Service