New Delhi: Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s historical drama Ponniyin Selvan 1 (PS1) continues to beat the Box office numbers. According to a report in India Today, the star-studded magnum opus is now approaching Rs 350 crore globally. Southern critic and trade analyst Ramesh Bala confirmed that PS1 has become the biggest revenue in Tamil Nadu.
Ramesh Bala tweeted: #PS1 – All-Time No.1 First Week Grosser in TN…Ponniyin Selvan 1 – the drama of the Tamil period is a two-part magnum opus written, directed and co-produced by Mani Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under Lyca Productions.
Elango Kumaravel and B Jeyamohan co-wrote the film with Mani Ratnam.
The historical drama features Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Jayaram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Trisha in lead roles while Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu and Aishwarya Lekshmi appear in supporting roles.
Success across borders!
Thanks for this great response #PS1 #PonniyinSelvan1 #ManiRatnam @arrahman @MadrasTalkies_ @LycaProductions @tipsofficial @tipsmusicsouth pic.twitter.com/XMdztUnkGc
— Lyca Productions (@LycaProducties) October 7, 2022
PS 1 features Ash along with South actor Karthi on the big screens. The actress will play Queen Nandini in the historical drama, while Trisha will star as Kundavai. The film’s music is composed by AR Rahman. Ponniyin Selvan is an adaptation of Kalki Krishnamurthy’s historical fictional novel of the same name.
The film clashed with Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan’s Vikram Vedha at the Box Office.