Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan opens to optimistic critiques and packed cinema halls

Advance reserving for second week can also be nice, says producers’ affiliation member

Advance reserving for second week can also be nice, says producers’ affiliation member

Ponniyin Selvan, Kalki Krishnamurthy’s five-part historic novel on the Chola dynasty, not solely captivated generations of Tamil readers, it additionally forged a spell on Tamil filmmakers and actors, together with M.G. Ramachandran, Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam and a number of other others.

It has taken ₹500 crore and a bunch of stars -Aishwarya Rai, Karthi, Vikram, ‘Jayam’ Ravi, Sarath Kumar, Parthiban and others – for Mani Ratnam to deliver the guide alive onscreen as ‘Ponniyin Selvan Half I’, which was launched in theatres on Friday to packed homes.

The movie has opened to largely optimistic critiques from critics and audiences and house-full reveals in over 650 screens.

“The viewers has given a unprecedented response to the movie. All main theatres in principal cities are bought out,” stated G. Dhananjayan, founding member, Tamil Movie Energetic Producers’ Affiliation and founder, BOFTA movie institute in Chennai.

“If one have been to provide a way of the opening, it has been higher than actor Vijay’s current movie, Beast, which noticed terrific opening. The advance reserving for second week can also be nice. The primary half ends with a great result in half II. This movie is prone to be one of many greatest hits in Tamil cinema,” he stated.

Sources within the commerce level out that the variety of screens and reveals for Ponniyin Selvan Half I is certain to extend as actor Dhanush’s Naane Varuven, directed by his brother, Selvaraghavan, has obtained not-so-great response from the viewers in addition to the critics.

Tamil Nadu Theatre and Multiplex Homeowners’ Affiliation president Tiruppur Subramaniam stated most theatres bought tickets for 10 days straight.

“The movie is a giant hit. The critiques are good, which has made positive that the tickets for the subsequent 10 days are booked. Tickets for each present are getting bought,” he stated.

The second a part of PS I is prone to launch in second half of 2023 and is presently below post-production stage.

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