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Ponniyin Selvan:1 (PS-1) is a Mani Ratnam Aishwarya Rai starrer movie which is based on real and historical story published in 1955 in Ponniyin Selvan novel by Kalki Krishnamurthy (the writer of Ponniyin Selvan novel).

Ponniyin Selvan is an epic novel in Tamil language written by Kalki Krishnamurthy and the movie Ponniyin Selvan is based on the story of this novel and the film has been directed by Mani Ratnam in which Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has performed the lead role.

Let’s discuss about: Is Ponniyin Selvan:1 based on real story- know historical facts | Mani Ratnam Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Ponniyin Selvan:1 Real Story PS-1

Ponniyin Selvan:1 details (wiki)

Movie NamePonniyin Selvan:1
DirectorMani Ratnam
ProducerMani Ratnam, Allirajah Subaskaran
MusicA.R. Rahman
OriginIndia
Production companiesLyca productions, Madras Talkies
Cast Vikram Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Jayam Ravi Karthi Trisha and more
Genre Historical drama, action and love
LanguagesTamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi
Runtime170 minutes
Release Date30th September 2022

Ponniyin Selvan adaptation history facts

The adaptation of the novel and it’s copyright was attempted several times but failed due to several reasons. Even Mani Ratnam also tried to adopt it two times prior, once in 1990 and after that in 2010 but didn’t succeed. But Mani didn’t accepted his failure and tried once again and got the adoption of Ponniyin Selvan in 2019.

We would also like to add on few more facts related to Ponniyin Selvan adaptation. In 1958 M.G. Ramachandran took the adaptation of this Epic novel Ponniyin Selvan wrote by Kalki Krishnamurthy. He bought the rights of this novel for INR 10000 at that time which is equivalent to 10000 USD as per 2020.

Unfortunately after the adoptation of that novel completed, Ramachandran met with an accident and couldn’t able to work for next 6 months and even after the renewal of the rights of this novel 4 years later then also he couldn’t able to continue with this project. Finally the film shooting didn t started.

However Ramchandran had finalized the cast in 1958 itself for Ponniyin Selvan movie in which Gemini Ganesan, Padmini, Vyaijayanthimala, Savitri, B. Saroja Devi, T. S. Balaih, M.N. Nambiar, M.N. Rajam, V. Nagaiah, O.A.K. Thevar were selected.

After describing few details we will discuss here the historical and real story of, Ponniyin Selvan, Aishwarya Rai starrer movie.

Ponniyin Selvan characters and cast

CastCharacterRole
VikramAditya karikalanCrown Prince of Sundar chola’ s Reign
Aishwarya Rai BachchanDouble roll
NandiniPazhuvoor QueenAditya’s lover
Sara ArjunYoung Nandini
KarthiVallavarayan Bandiya DevanBrave Warrior Prince
Jayam Ravi Arulmozhivarman Adhithya’s younger brother
TrishaKundavai pirattiyar Emperor and Vallavaraiyan interested in
Sobhita Dhulipala Vaanathi Kodambalur princess
Aswin Rao Kandha maaranKadamboor’s Prince
Nizhalgal RaviKadmapurThe Ruler
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Ponniyin Selvan shooting locations

  • Krabi
  • Kanchanaburi
  • Chennai
  • Ramoji Film City
  • Puducherry
  • Hyderabad
  • Sri Lanka
  • Jaisalmer
  • Jaipur
  • Pollachi
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maheshwar
  • Gwalior
  • Mysore
  • Orchha
  • Some of the shots shooted in Thailand as well.

Ponniyin Selvan release date and Language

Ponniyin Selvan will release on 30th September 2022 in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi languages.

Ponniyin Selvan storyline/ plot in English

Ponniyin Selvan was published as a weekly magazine since 1950 to 1955. When the story of this magazine series completed after that it get compiled to make a novel in which four volumes had been created in sequence. And it was the first ever Publication in Kalki and it gained massive popularity, over 76000 copies were published. At that time India got independence recently and was the starting of new India.

The story of Ponniyin Selvan moves around Royal families, their love, passion, reign, emperorship, revenge and sacrifice. Ponniyin Selvan is the story of Sri Lanka it’s Raja Raja Cholan emperorship. In the royal family they started Revenge each other for the love and it lead to the emperorship pasassion. The members of Chola Reign started fighting each other for the Crown ownership. They lack the motivation and guidance through their head and movie and with deep sorrow when the head of Chola Reign meets to a tragic death.

Ponniyin Selvan budget

The budget of Vikram and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Mani Ratnam movie Ponniyin Selvan:1 is 500 Crore INR.

Ponniyin Selvan release date

Ponniyin Selvan:1 release date is 30th September 2022.

Ponniyin Selvan 2 release date

The whole novel of Ponniyin Selvan is divided into two parts in which the first part for it is set to release on 30th September 2022. After that the composers will start working on to create it’s next part Ponniyin Selvan:2 and will announce it’s release date then after.

Q: Is Ponniyin Selvan based on true story?

A: Yes, Ponniyin Selvan based on the true story of Chola Reign of Sri Lanka.

Q: Who is Ponniyin Selvan in real life?

A: Ponniyin Selvan is Sundara Chola’s Youngest son.

Q: Are Ponniyin characters real?

A: All the characters of Ponniyin Selvan are by the inspiration of the novel by the same name of kalki.

Q: What is the story of Ponniyin Selvan movie?

A: The story of Ponniyin Selvan is the official adaptation of the nove of 1955 by same name which was again the historical story of Chola Reign of Sri Lanka.

Q: What is the best love story in?Ponniyin Selvan?

A: ManiMegalai and Vanthiyathevam.

Q: Who is the best character in Ponniyin Selvan?

A: Adhithya Karikalan

Q: Who will Ponniyin Selvan Mary?

A: Phoonguzhali

Q: Why is Ponniyin Selvan famous for?

A: Ponniyin Selvan novel was written in Tamil Language by Kalki Krishnamurthy and is hugely popular and so the movie Ponniyin Selvan:1.

Q: What is the meaning of Ponniyin Selvan?

A: The meaning of Ponniyin Selvan is “The Son Of Kaveri”.

You can also read about this movie on Wikipedia.

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