“Ponniyin Selvan” by Mani Ratnam is the next magnum opus of Indian cinema after “Pushpa”, “RRR” and “KGF 2”. The epic fantasy drama from the period of historical fiction, adapted from the novel of the same name by author Kalki, is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated upcoming Pan-Indian titles.
Filming for ‘Ponniyin Selvan 1’ recently wrapped and post-production is in full swing. “Ponniyin Selvan 1” is set to hit silver screens around the world on September 30. Now, the latest news is that Amazon Prime Video has bagged the OTT rights to Ponniyin Selvan Parts 1 and 2 for a whopping sum.
The streaming giant signed the deal for Rs 125 crores and acquired the post-theatrical streaming rights to ‘Ponniyin Selvan 1’ and ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’. The total budget for the two parts of the film would be Rs 500 crores, of which already 25% is recovered by the producer on the sale of streaming rights. The franchise is funded by Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies & Lyca Productions.
With the music composed by AR Rahman, the creators are planning to hold the movie’s grand audio launch event in a foreign location soon. Ravi Varman handled the visuals. The cast of “Ponniyin Selvan” includes Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Jayaram, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj, Parthiban, Rahman, Ashwin, Vikram Prabhu and others.
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