Mani Ratnam’s epic directorial venture, ‘Ponniyin Selvan,’ has taken the cinema world by storm with its release in two parts. Following the phenomenal success of the first installment, the highly anticipated second part hit theaters last April, continuing the grand narrative of this historical saga. Unsurprisingly, the film proved to be a box office sensation, captivating audiences and surpassing expectations. Recently, ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’ successfully completed a glorious 25-day theatrical run, solidifying its position as a blockbuster.
Now, as the fervor surrounding the film shows no signs of waning, ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’ is gearing up for an exciting OTT (Over-the-Top) release. Movie is releasing on popular OTT platform Amazon Prime Video. The film will be available for streaming on a popular digital platform, commencing with a paid premiere. Starting from May 26, audiences can enjoy the enthralling sequel from the comfort of their homes, provided they purchase the streaming package for the designated period of time. For one week, viewers can immerse themselves in the rich historical drama that unfolds in ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’ through the online platform.
Following the initial paid release, the film will further delight fans by becoming accessible to digital platform subscribers for free starting from June 2. This move ensures that the widespread appreciation for ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ reaches an even larger audience, allowing enthusiasts of the genre and admirers of the stellar cast to relish the experience at their convenience.
‘Ponniyin Selvan’ intricately weaves the historical tale of the Cholas, drawing inspiration from the renowned novel penned by Kalki Krishnamoorthy. A dream project for acclaimed director Mani Ratnam, the film features a star-studded ensemble cast including Jayam Ravi, Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, Shobita, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sarathkumar, and Prakash Raj, among other talented actors. Enhancing the cinematic journey, the musical score for ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is composed by the maestro himself, AR Rahman.
With an estimated budget of Rs 500 crores for both parts combined, ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ has proven to be an extraordinary investment. Surpassing all financial expectations, the film has amassed a staggering revenue of over Rs 840 crores, catapulting it into the realm of monumental profitability for its creators.
As the curtain rises on the upcoming OTT release of ‘Ponniyin Selvan,’ fans and enthusiasts alike eagerly await the opportunity to delve once more into the mesmerizing world of this historical epic. The film’s availability on a digital platform ensures that its magic will endure, allowing audiences to relish the grandeur, emotions, and spectacle of ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ whenever they desire.