Team India Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin, who’s a giant fan of eminent author Kalki’s literary traditional ‘Ponniyin Selvan’, has described director Mani Ratnam’s movie, ‘Ponniyin Selvan 1’ as a “compelling watch”.
Taking to Twitter to register his ideas on the movie, Ashwin wrote: “I don’t know how many more times I will fall in love with this epic story ‘Ponniyin Selvan’. Movies can’t replace a good novel. However, the legend Mani Ratnam has made #PS1 a compelling watch.”
Ravichandran Ashwin went on to say: “There are plenty of stars who have acted in this movie and added depth to some amazing characters that lived in my head who were brought to life by Karthi (Vandiyathevan), Trisha (Kundavai), Aishwarya Rai(Nandini) and Jayam Ravi (Arunmozhi) with grace and elan.”
Apart from Ravichandran Ashwin, one other cricketer Abhinav Mukund too selected to share his ideas on the epic movie. Mukund tweeted: “Just walked out of #PonniyinSelvan1. Absolutely loved it. Can’t wait for part 2. It is a magnum opus made beautifully with an excellent background score. Karthi was superb but all actors were cast really well.”
Giving PS-1 2.5 stars, Koimoi’s review for the movie learn, “Ponniyin Selvan is an iconic book and one that has enthralled readers in the South for years, the adaptation does manage to explain why showing the basics, but the big show lacks the thunder it must have. Part 2 has a lot to answer and if the approach stays like the first, hopes are dim.”
The movie is predicated on the traditional Tamil novel ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ by eminent author Kalki. The good story revolves across the early lifetime of prince Arulmozhi Varman, who in a while went on to be generally known as the good Raja Raja Chozhan, is one in every of a sort.
Ponniyin Selvan 1, known as by Mani Ratnam as his dream undertaking, encompasses a host of prime stars together with actors Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Jayaram, Parthiban, Lal, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prabhu and Prakash Raj. The undertaking is among the many most costly tasks ever undertaken within the nation.