Mani Ratnam shares how he fell in love with Ponniyin Selvan in this new BTS video

“There’s this Eshwari lending library here on Lloyd’s Road. Ponyin ServanA total of 5 parts with Maniam illustrations. I read it all at once. I read with a smile the whole time. Those landscapes… horses… characters… Pazvettalaya with two mustaches. Those images never left my mind.” Mani Ratnam with an infectious smile in the new behind-the-scenes video of Ponyin Servan 1.

In this short clip published by Madras Talkies, filmmakers talk about the difficulty of turning such a long novel into a two-part film. he said: But what was taken out had to be discreet, and the flow had to be organic, so I had to build bridges in some places. “

Ponniyin Selvan 1 has already earned over Rs 420 crore at the box office and industry analysts predict the film will soon reach Rs 450 crore at the box office. It is currently the highest grossing film in Tamil. The film has satisfied critics as well, as most of the reviews have been in favor of the film.

Starring Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai, and Trisha as the lead, the film tells the fictional story of the Chola Kingdom and how Arrumoji Varman, better known as Raja Raja Choran, became king of one of India’s greatest empires. AR Rahman composed the music for the film and Sreekar Prasad did the cut.

The second part of the film will be released in 2023, seven months later.

https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/tamil/mani-ratnam-opens-up-about-the-sacrifices-he-had-to-make-during-ponniyin-selvan-watch-bts-video-8210802/ Mani Ratnam shares how he fell in love with Ponniyin Selvan in this new BTS video

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