PS1 (Ponniyin Selvan Part 1), a film directed by Mani Ratnam, an upcoming Indian Tamil-language action film, is set to release on September 30, 2022. It stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Sobhita Dhulipala and others. Kalki Krishnamoorthi has written epic historical fiction.
The drama-fantasy film will be released in five Indian languages: Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Netizens have shown excitement for its original Tamil version and tickets are getting sold in huge numbers. It is said to be made with a Rs 500 cr budget.
It has outshined Beast, directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, which was reportedly made with Rs 150 cr. It stars Thalapathy Vijay, Pooja Hegde, Aparna Das. Anirudh Ravichander has worked on its music. The action-crime film has been streaming on Netflix and it got released on April 13, 2022.
According to trade experts, the premier collection crossed the collections of Thalapathy Vijay’s Beast in the US. It’s expected to break the collection record of action drama Vikram starring stalwarts like Vijau Sethupathi, Kamal Haasan, Suriya, and Fahadh Faasil.
Pre-bookings of the film have reached the 5 crore mark in the collection and looks like it will go ahead of Chiyaan Vikram’s Cobra in day 1 advance booking of 6.25 crore by end of the day. PS 1 is set to clash with Hrithik, Saif starrer Vikram Vedha.