‘Ponniyin Selvan: Half 1’ teaser: Mani Ratnam guarantees a grand historic epic

The primary of a two-part collection, the movie is slated to hit the massive screens on September 30

The primary of a two-part collection, the movie is slated to hit the massive screens on September 30

The teaser of Mani Ratnam’s much-awaited magnum opus, Ponniyin Selvan: Half One was unveiled at present. Actors Suriya, Mahesh Babu, Mohanlal, Rakshit Shetty, and Amitabh Bachchan launched the teaser in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi, respectively.

The one-minute teaser video guarantees a grand retelling of the occasions that led to the Chola dynasty turning into a robust empire within the Southern subcontinent within the tenth century. The video additionally reveals glimpses of Vikram as Aditya Karikalan, Karthi as Vanthiyathevan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Queen Nandini, Trisha as Kundavai, and Jayam Ravi as Arulmozhi Varman.

The magnum opus additionally options Ashwin Kakumanu, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Sarath Kumar, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Parthiban, Lal, Jayachitra, Riyaz Khan in pivotal roles.

The technical crew boasts of a number of A-listers resembling AR Rahman for music, Sreekar Prasad for enhancing, Ravi Varman for cinematography, Thotta Tharani for manufacturing design, Jeyamohan for dialogues, Eka Lakhani for costumes, Vikram Gaikwad for make-up, grasp Brinda for choreography and so forth.

Based mostly on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s standard novel on the lifetime of Raja Raja Chozhan, Ponniyin Selvan: Half One has a screenplay written by Mani Ratnam, Jeyamohan and Kumaravel. The movie would be the first of a two=half movie collection.

The story is about within the tenth century throughout a tumultuous time within the Chola Empire when the ability wrestle between completely different branches of the ruling household induced violent rifts between the potential successors to the reigning emperor. The film is touted to be an journey epic the place courageous troopers, crafty spies and evil schemers all attempt to win the empire for themselves, and a civil struggle turns into imminent till the scores could be settled.

All this political and navy turmoil results in the Cholas turning into probably the most affluent and highly effective empire on the continent and some of the profitable and lengthy reigning in historical past. PS-1 marks the start of the Golden Period.

Produced by Madras Talkies in affiliation with Lyca Productions, Ponniyin Selvan: Half One is slated to hit the massive screens on September 30

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