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Chapter 2 of "Ponniyin Selvan" may be released next year

Writer: Heidi Hsia

The film is the first-ever screen adaptation of Kalki Krishnamurthy's novel of the same name
The film is the first-ever screen adaptation of Kalki Krishnamurthy's novel of the same name

21 Sep – Here's good news to all of you anticipating Mani Ratnam's magnum opus, "Ponniyin Selvan" - you will not have to wait that long for the second part.


The filmmaker, who appeared at a press conference in Chennai, shared with the media that the second part of the movie will be released in cinemas in six to nine months after the first movie.

With "PS-1" releasing on 30 September, this means that the second chapter could be out sometime between March to June 2023.

Mani Ratnam to release Part 2 in six to nine months' time
Mani Ratnam to release Part 2 in six to nine months' time

The upcoming movie, based on the novel of the same name which tells the story of the early days of Arulmozhivarman who later became the great Chola Emperor Rajaraja Chola I, stars Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Lal and Sobhita Dhulipala among others.

It marks Mani Ratnam's first movie since 2018's "Chekka Chivantha Vaanam" and his reunion with Aishwarya Rai and Vikram since 2010's "Raavanan".


"Ponniyin Selvan" is separated into two chapters

Part 1 opens in cinemas on 30 September
Part 1 opens in cinemas on 30 September

Cinema Online, 21 September 2022


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Ponniyin Selvan: Part One (Tamil) (30 Sep 2022)

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