Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: 1 is all set for a massive worldwide release on September 30 and the excitement surrounding the film is unlike any other in recent times. An adaptation of legendary Tamil writer Kalki Krishnamurthy's book of the same name, the upcoming epic historical action-adventure film features Academy Award winner A. R. Rahman's music, whose songs were released recently and have received a sensational response from fans everywhere. With the countdown for PS: 1's release now nearing the final stages, A. R.Rahman has dropped a big update regarding the film's soundtrack album leaving many surprised and elated at the same time. 

When a fan queried about the Ponniyin Selvan soundtrack album, A. R. Rahman informed him saying that it will be out after the theatrical release of the second installment, while being optimistic about it coming out on vinyl record. The iconic composer said, "post PS 2 we will release the soundtrack .. hopefully on #vinyl". A. R. Rahman’s swift response has left fans ecstatic, with many expressing their happiness to hear from him about the plans to release the Ponniyin Selvan soundtrack on vinyl. Whether the Oscar-winning composer and fans' hopes get fulfilled, now remains to be seen and will be known only after the theatrical release of Ponniyin Selvan: 2 sometime around summer 2023. Check out A. R. Rahman's reply below: 

Produced by Lyca Productions in association with Madras Talkies, Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan: 1 is getting the biggest release and has also garnered the distinction of becoming the first Tamil film to be coming out in IMAX. The film stars 'Chiyaan' Vikram as Aditha Karikalan, Jayam Ravi as Arunmozhi Varman, Karthi as Vallavaraiyan Vanthiyadevan, Trisha as Ilaiya Piratti Kundavai, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Nandini as the main cast. During a recent interaction with the media for the film's promotions, Mani Ratnam revealed that Ponniyin Selvan: 2 will be releasing in around nine months, thus leaving many guessing it to be around May or June 2023.