The release of Ponniyin Selvan is right around the corner. With mere 10 days to go for Mani Ratnam's magnum opus to hit the screens all over the world, fans are elated and cannot wait to catch this masterpiece on the big screen. The cast of Ponniyin Selvan recently attended a press meet in Chennai 2 days ago on Sunday (September 18). During the meet, Karthi who will be seen playing the role of Vallavaraiyan Vanthiyathevan, shared a few words and requests the reviewers.  

He says, "Don't wait to judge the film. Do not come to mark the film based on how he has done. Do not come to give it a mark. This is an experience. It is an experience given to this generation which the previous generation did not get. Talk about it is giving me goosebumps. This is a wonderful experience given to the people of this generation. Enjoy it. I want to ask you to cherish it. I enjoyed each and every day. Me and Ravi used to talk very often, 'Bro, we do not know if we would get such an opportunity again and again.' Let us enjoy this because this is a dream 60 years in the making. And it is made by the best in the industry - Mani sir, Ravi Varman sir A. R. Rahman sir. He has set a benchmarks for all kinds of films so imagine how it would be when he has made a period film". 

Ponniyin Selvan: I is an upcoming epic period action film directed by Mani Ratnam and produced by Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under the banners of Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions, it is the first of two cinematic parts based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's 1955 novel of the same name. The film stars an ensemble cast of Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Rahman and R. Parthiban. It is schedule for a worldwide theatrical release on September 30.