The teaser of Mani Ratnam’s much-awaited magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan is finally here and it has left the fans absolutely awestruck.
Thespian Amitabh Bachchan has shared the Hindi teaser of Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus.
Ponniyin Selvan-1 is based on the 1995 novel Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy. The book is in five parts and is considered one of the greatest novels in Tamil. It’s a historical fantasy set in the period of the Chola dynasty.
Amitabh Bachchan shared the Hindi teaser on Twitter and wrote, “The Cholas Are Coming! #PS1…#PS1 releasing in theatres on September 30 in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada! @madrastalkies @lyca_productions #ManiRatnam @arrahman @tips.”
T 4340 – The Cholas Are Coming! #PS1
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 8, 2022
The film stars Jayam Ravi in the titular character of Ponniyin Selvan, a fierce warrior of one of the longest-ruling dynasties. Vikram stars as Aditya Karikalan, a Chola crown prince.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan depicts the role of Nandini, who is a “vengeance as a beautiful face,” while Karthi stars as Vanthiyathevan, a commander of the Chola army and Trisha features as Chola Princess Princess Kundavai.
It reportedly cost Rs 500 crores to make this film and one of the most expensive movies ever made in Indian cinema.
‘Ponniyin Selvan- 1’ will hit theatres on September 30, 2022.