The audio and trailer launch of the film will be held on September 6
Last Updated: 03.46 PM, Sep 04, 2022
The audio and trailer launch of Mani Ratnam's upcoming film, Ponniyin Selvan has an exciting guest list. Both Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan and Superstar Rajinikanth will be part of the much-awaited audio and trailer launch on September 6 in Chennai. Though there had been speculations about the same, the makers made the announcement on their social media handle today. They wrote on their social media page, "It can’t get any bigger or better than this! Honoured to have Ulaganayagan @ikamalhaasan & Superstar @rajinikanth with us at our music and trailer launch function! #PS1 #PonniyinSelvan #CholasAreComing In theatres on 30th September in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada (sic)." They also shared a montage of Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth from their respective films.
Ponniyin Selvan is an adapation of Kalki Krishnamurthy's novel of the same name. The historical fiction revolves around the early days of Arunmozhivarman, who later became the great emperor Rajaraja Chola I. Mani Ratnam had tried to make the film a number of times and it has remained his dream project. The film is being released in two parts and the shoot for both portions have been wrapped up. The film has an ensemble star cast with Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi and Trisha in the lead. The supporting cast includes Parthiban, Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj, Prabhu, Jayaram, Rahman, Jayasudha, Lal, Vikram Prabhu, Shobita Dhulipala and Aishwarya Lekshmi.
Mani Ratnam co-wrote the script along with Elango Kumaravel and B Jeyamohan. The film is bankrolled by Allirajah Subaskaran and Mani Ratnam's Madras Talkies. Music for the film is by AR Rahman. Cinematography for the magnum opus is by Ravi Varman, editing by Sreekar Prasad and art direction by Thota Tharani. The film is distributed in Tamil Nadu by Red Giant Movies. The film is all set to hit screens on September 30 worldwide in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi.