The formative years of Arulmozhivarman, a strong southern ruler who later rose to become Rajaraja Chola I, is chronicled in Ponniyin Selvan – I. It is an enormously produced spectacle film. Based on the 1955 Tamil literature by Kalki Krishnamurthy, the massive movie got on big screens today and viewers cannot keep calm post the release of the movie. Many literary heavyweights had scheduled to acclimate the five-volume Ponniyin Selvan for the console, but only Mani Ratnam has been successful in doing so. It is widely regarded as the biggest narrative ever authored in Tamil literature. Elango Kumaravel and Ratnam, who have referred to the movie as his dream project, are given credit as co-writers on the screenplay, and B Jeyamohan wrote the dialogue.
The massive big budget project since it began shooting, has been the most anticipated project among the fans. People have been waiting for the movie since the teaser and first-look release. While Bollywood fans are inclined towards Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s appearance, it seems like the actress had pulled off really well. The story was well written, the direction was on point. Be it aesthetic VFX effects or some traditional portrayal. The Movie has received plenty of mixed reviews, at Box Office in Southern India audience has nothing but praises for the movie, but let’s see how far it gets in terms of box office collection in the remaining Boxes offices it is available at. An all-star cast, featuring Vikram, Karthi, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Jayaram, Jayam Ravi, and Aishwarya Lekshmi, is featured in Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan – 1. AR Rahman, a frequent partner of Ratnam’s, composed the soundtrack for the movie. Ravi Varman is responsible for the filming. Everyone Involved in Mani Ratnam’s Dream Project is a famous star. Yet according to the audience, something was missing in the terms of direction and presentation. Though From a Veteran Director and Star cast such as this sometimes the expectations of audiences become unrealistic to deliver for the cast and crew of the movie.