Ponniyin Selvan is the dream project of many of the filmmakers in the Tamil film industry. The novel written by the versatile Kalki Krishnamurthy had impressed the people of that period when the novel was written but the present generation. Although many filmmakers tried to create it in celluloid, it is Mani Ratnam, who succeeded in making it. With a huge set of stars including
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
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” and many others, the shooting had been going on.
The team planned for a grand release for Pongal 2022. But due to the pandemic situation continuing for more than a year, the release might get postponed, stated Karthi in his latest interview. This came as a shock to the fans, who are highly expecting the release. Karthi also stated that they had completed nearly 70% of the shoot. We hope the film might get released at least for Diwali 2022. “
A R Rahman
” composes the music. Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies produces the film in association with LYCA.