Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan creates history at the box office


Ponniyin Selvan: I, directed by Mani Ratnam, has overtaken the second and third highest grossing Indian movies of the year, Brahmastra Part One’s Shiva and Vikram. The movie, which has been doing exceptionally well overseas, has so far raked in more than Rs 450 crore worldwide, outpacing both Brahmastra and Vikram. Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Aishwarya Lekshmi are among the ensemble cast members in the movie.

Ponniyin Selvan by Mani Ratnam is a stage version of the same-named book by Kalki Krishnamurthy. The film has been made available in a number of languages, including Hindi. Amazon Prime Video just purchased the streaming rights of the hit movie from its creators. According to a recent report, the film has minted over Rs 455 crore gross worldwide as of October 17. In a recent unusual accomplishment, the epic opus became the highest-grossing Tamil movie in America. Ponniyin Selvan: 1 reached this milestone by outperforming Rajinikanth’s 2.0 in terms of box office take.

The movie has enjoyed a successful international run. PS: 1 made $4 million on its first day of release in the US. In addition to other nations, the period action film has performed remarkably well in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. The movie began to gather traction in the UAE, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Singapore by the second week. According to a number of media sources, Ponniyin Selvan’s international box office earnings account for at least 30% of the total revenue.

In addition, Aishwarya’s eagerly anticipated return to Tamil cinema after a decade was celebrated by Ponniyin Selvan. In this Mani Ratnam film, she plays the twin characters of Nandini and Mandakini Devi. With her mesmerizing performance in the pan-Indian movie, the actress was able to win over both the crowd and the critics.