"What a film... Kudos to the entire star cast! Simply outstanding. Daddy Sarath Kumar, you were just uber cool. Subtle yet strong!," wrote Varalaxmi on Twitter.
Director Mani Ratnam's magnum opus 'Ponniyin Selvan 1' has made history by emerging as the film with the biggest ever opening in Tamil cinema.
Mani Ratnam's 'Ponniyin Selvan' is based on the historical fiction novel written by Kalki Krishnamurthy
Saranya, who earned recognition for playing motherly roles on screen, plays the mother of Shreya Dhanwanthary's character, Nila Menon.
According to Mani Ratnam, the artisans worked around the small details of the Chola period and made the ornaments specific to the characters.
It was while shooting for ‘Brothers day’ that Aishwarya Lekshmi got a call from Mani Ratnam’s manager. When she googled she realised that his new film was 'Ponniyin Selvan'.
Taking the lead was actor Vikram who amused his fans by playing the chenda along with the artists who were on the stage.
The screenwriter says he was initially sceptical about turning such an epic story into a screenplay
There has been a lot of hype around the film as it is considered to be one of the biggest and most expensive projects in Indian cinema.
In the BTS video of the song from 'Ponniyin Selvan', Karthi, choreographer Brinda Master and art director Thota Tharani explain the song to viewers.