Mani Ratnam's highly anticipated and much-awaited historical epic, Ponniyin Selvan, released yesterday (September 30) in theatres amidst huge expectations and the film has opened to a favorable reception from the masses. The advance bookings look solid and terrific and this momentum is expected to continue at least for the next two weeks. All the shows that were played yesterday went houseful across multiple centres, thereby taking a grand opening. On that note, the makers have now officially announced the first day box office collection of Ponniyin Selvan and the report has instantly garnered wide attention on social media.
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On its opening day, Ponniyin Selvan has made a whopping collection of over 80 crores from the worldwide box office and this is indeed a huge feat. With this, Ponniyin Selvan has become one of the biggest ever opening films in the history of Tamil cinema. The humongous hype that surrounded the movie seems to have paid off well and the team must be elated with the film's opening. Looking at the scenario, it looks like Ponniyin Selvan has all the potential to touch the 1000 crore club.
Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1 features Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Trisha, Jayam Ravi, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles, while Jayaram, Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Parthiban, Sarath Kumar, Lal, Rahman, Vikram Prabhu, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Arjun Chidambaram, Kishore, Jaya Chitra, Sarah Arjun, and others. Bankrolled by Lyca Productions in association with Madras Talkies, the film has music composed by A.R.Rahman and cinematography handled by Ravi Varman.
The first part of Ponniyin Selvan has ended with a very interesting cliffhanger which has made the film buffs look forward to the sequel which is slated to release in theatres during the summer of 2023. The shooting for the sequel has already been completed and the post production works will begin very soon.
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