The film on its second day of release has grossed Rs 70 crore at the box office. The film’s producers on October 1, made an official announcement that the film achieved Rs 80 at the box office upon opening. Now, in two days, the film is reported to have collected Rs 150 crore worldwide. The film is expected to be very popular when the audience’s reaction to the film is increasing. ‘Ponnyin Selvan’ is one of the Tamil films with a big opening this year.
The film also features Sarathkumar, Parthiban, Nasser, Prakash Raj, Rahman, Vikram Prabhu, Aishwaarya Lekshmi, Jayaram and Prabhu in key roles. Music for the movie was composed by AR Rahman. The story of the film revolves around the Chola Dynasty and how King Arunmozhi Varman became Raja Raja Chozhan. The film is being made into two parts and director Mani Ratnam has announced confirmation that the second part of the film will be released in 9 months.