On Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 123rd Birthday, Ponniyin Selvan Producers Pay Tribute

Mani Ratnam’s epic period drama Ponniyin Selvan: Part One is set to hit theaters on September 30 and fans can’t keep calm. And today is the 123rd birthday of Kalki Krishnamurthy, the author of this book.

On this occasion, the official Madras Talkies account tweeted a video about him. While sharing the video, the team wrote, “Writer. Visionary. Literary game changer! It’s Kalki’s 123rd birthday and we thank him for Ponniyin Selvan and the characters who stayed with us!

The video received over 14,000 views within hours. Netizens are loving this video and it can be seen in the comment section.

One of the users commented, “We should keep the trailer and audio launch on his birthday. Thank you mister Kalki for an evergreen novel. Thank you to the legends who made this cinema.

Another also wrote: “A little gripe about the guys in the movie. Why do they all look like “hulks” and are they too aggressive? The characters portrayed by Maniyam had the athletic physique of a warrior, the beauty and kindness that shone through!

Another said: “Its gender portrayal is indeed visionary and refreshing to see even now. Such beautiful, evocative writing that can be appreciated even through translations.

Another user wrote: “Thank you Madras Talkies for giving us the chance to see his writings on the big screen! Our decades of IMAGINATION have finally taken shape.

The cast of Ponniyin Selvan: Part One includes Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Rahman and R. Partiban among others. .

The Chola dynasty is at the center of the film, which is set in the 10th century. It revolves around the drama, threats and crisis of the Chola Empire in southern India. The film will also highlight the main wars, conflicts and opponents of the mighty empire.

This film by Mani Ratnam is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Kalki Krishnamurthy in 1955. The film will be distributed in two parts across India.

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