Ponniyin Selvan: I (2022) Release Date, Cast, Trailer, OTT Release Date

By | July 3, 2022

Ponniyin Selvan: I, is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language movie. The movie is based on Kalki Krishnamurthyy’s 1955 novel Ponniyin Selvan. The film is an epic period drama film, which tells a story about Chola Dynasty. The film will be released in two parts. The story of the movie is written by Mani Ratnam and Elango Kumaravel. The movie is also directed by Mani Ratnam. Vikram will be seen in the lead role in the big-budget movie. The other casts of the movie involve Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Prabhu Ganesan, Makrand Deshpande, Jayam Ravi, Karthi,  and others. Ponniyin Selvan: I, has been produced by Mani Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under the banner of Madras Talkies and Lyca Production. A. R. Rahman will compose the film score and soundtrack of the film.

The shooting of the movie started on 11th December 2019 and was halted due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Later, it resumed in July 2021 and the shooting of the first part ended on 18th September 2021. The film was scheduled for a theatrical release in 2022 between May to July. Now it will release on 30th September 2022. 

The movie is based on Kalki Krishnamurthyy’s 1955 novel Ponniyin Selvan. The plot is set in the 9th Century and revolves around the early life of Chola Prince Arulmozhi Varman who was later known as the great and the most powerful king of his time Chola emperor Raja Raja Chola. Queen Nandini, the wife of Commander of the Chola Army, Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar, tried to kill Aditya Karikalan and help her husband to reach the throne. While Arulmozhivarman discovers several secrets about the conspiracy planned by the ministers and Nandini, Vandiyadevan is assigned to bring the prince Arulmozhivarman from Sri Lanka to save the throne. The story begins with a brave warrior prince of Vannar, Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan who narrates his adventurous journey within the Chola empire.

Directed byMani Ratnam
Screenplay byMani Ratnam
Elango Kumaravel
Dialogues byB. Jeyamohan
Based onPonniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy
Produced byMani Ratnam
Allirajah Subaskaran
StarringVikram
Jayam Ravi
Karthi
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Trisha Krishnan
Sobhita Dhulipala
Jayaram
Aishwarya Lekshmi
Vikram Prabhu
Ashwin Kakumanu
CinematographyRavi Varman
Edited byA. Sreekar Prasad
Music byA. R. Rahman
Production
companies
Madras Talkies
Lyca Productions
Release date30 September 2022
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil
Budget₹500 crore

Ponniyin Selvan: I’s (Movie 2022) Cast

Listed below is the cast of the upcoming Tamil film, Ponniyin Selvan: I. In the upcoming film, more than 50 characters will appear including 15 principal roles. Vikram will be seen in the lead role in the big-budget movie. The other casts of the movie involve Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Prabhu Ganesan, Makrand Deshpande, Jayam Ravi, Karthi,  and others.  Vikram will be seen as Aditya Karikalan, while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen in a dual role as Nandini and Mandakini Devi, Trisha Krishnan as Kundavai Pirattiyar, Jayam Ravi as Arulmozhivarman, Karthi as Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan, Jayaram as Azhwarkadiyan Nambi, Vikram Prabhu as Parthibendra Pallavan. Prakash Raj as Sundara Chola alias rantaka Chola II, Vijaykumar as Vijayalaya Chola, Markarand Deshande as Chief Kaalamugar, Vikram Prabhu as Parthibendra Pallavan.

Real Name 0Role Name
Vikram Aditya Karikalan, 
Jayam Ravias Arulmozhivarman aka Ponniyin Selvan
Karthias Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchanin a dual role as Nandini and Sara Arjun as Young Nandini.
Rahmanas Madurantaka Uttama Chola
Trisha as Kundavai Pirattiyar
Jayaramas Azhwarkadiyan Nambi alias Thirumalaiappan
Sobhita Dhulipalaas Vaanathi
Vikram Prabhu as Parthibendra Pallavan
Aishwarya Lekshmi as Poonguzhali
Ashwin Kakumanuas Senthan Amudhan
R. Sarathkumar as Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar
R. Parthiban as Chinna Pazhuvettaraiyar
Prabhuas Periya Vellar Boothi Vikramakesari
Prakash Rajas Sundara Chola alias Parantaka Chola II
Aswin RaoKandhamaaran
Nizhalgal Ravias Kadmabur Sambuvaraiyar
Nassaras Veerapandiyan
Riyaz Khanas Soman Sambhavan
Kishoreas Ravi Dasan
Mohan Ramanas Kudanthai Jothidar
Vinodhini Vaidyanathaas Vasuki
Makarand Deshpande as Chief Kaalamugar
Babu Antonyas Rastrakuta king

Ponniyin Selvan: I’s (Movie 2022) Production Desk

Ponniyin Selvan: I, has been produced by Mani Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under the banner of Madras Talkies and Lyca Production. A. R. Rahman will compose the film score and soundtrack of the film. The movie’s Cinematography is managed by Ravi Varman and edited by A. Sreekar Prasad.

Produced byMani Ratnam
Allirajah Subaskaran
Edited byA. Sreekar Prasad
Music byA. R. Rahman
Production
companies
Madras Talkies
Lyca Productions

Ponniyin Selvan: I’s (Movie 2022) Release Date

The film was scheduled for a theatrical release in 2022 between May to July. Now it will release on 30th September 2022.

Amazon Prime Video purchased the digital streaming rights for the film.

Distributed byAmazon Prime Video
Release date30 September 2022
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Ponniyin Selvan: I’s (Movie 2022) First Look

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