Ponniyin Selvan 1 mints over Rs 300 crore at box office
Directed by Mani Ratnam, the film also broke the record by becoming the fastest film to gross 100+ crores in Tamil Nadu
Ponniyin Selvan (PS-1), the recently released epic historical drama directed by Mani Ratnam, has collected Rs 300 crore at the worldwide box office, the makers announced on Friday.
The film was released on September 30 and received positive responses from the general audience and critics. The film stars Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Trisha, Aishwarya Rai, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Lal, Sarath Kumar and Ashwin Kakamanu.
The historical drama is a two-part film based on the epic book of the same name, authored by Kalki. Ponniyin Selvan is produced by Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions and the duology will release in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. PS-1 has music composed by AR Rahman and the second part of the film is expected to be released sometime in 2023. The film's technical also crew includes cinematographer Ravi Varman, editor Sreekar Prasad, production designer Thota Tharrani and choreographer Brinda.