The teaser of Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan released on Friday and it is so worth the wait. The historical drama, based on Tamil writer Kalki’s popular epic novel Ponniyin Selvan (The Son Of Ponni), is a historical fantasy set during the period of the Cholas. In the film, Jayam Ravi stars as the titular character Ponniyin Selvan, a fierce warrior of one of the longest-ruling dynasties. Vikram stars as Aditya Karikalan, a Chola crown prince. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Nandini is “vengeance as a beautiful face,” Karthi stars as Vanthiyathevan, a commander of the Chola army and Trisha features as Chola Princess Princess Kundavai.
Check out the the teaser of PS-1 here:
The teaser was also shared in different languages by Amitabh Bachchan, Suriya, Mahesh Babu and other stars. “The Cholas Are Coming! PS1 releasing in theatres on 30th September in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada,” read the caption on the post.
Besides Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram and Trisha, the film also stars Prakash Raj, Jayaram, Jayam Ravi and Aishwarya Lekshmi, to name a few. Its music is being composed by AR Rahman
Produced by Lyca Productions, the first part of magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan will hit the theatres on September 30 this year in five languages – Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.