(This article is authored by Alar)
Fans of the epic drama Ponniyin Selvan and music lovers had a happy Monday when the full-length version of the 'Ponni Nadhi' album was released by the film's makers. The five-minute-long visual journey follows Karthi as he enters the kingdom, savoring the lush surroundings and the warm welcome of the locals.
The fans are in awe as they express their opinions beneath the song post, saying, "Best Album of the year so far only true music lovers can understand this masterpiece!", "The old magic is back ... AR of the 90s". Ponni Nadhi, an Oscar-winning A.R. Rahman composition with lyrics by Ilanga Krishnan, was performed by Rahman, Raihana, and the late Bamba Bakya.
The album's opening track, "Ponni Nadhi," was also the first to be released ahead of the movie's theatrical venture. In the song, Vallavarayan Vandhiyathevan (Karthi), enters Thanjavur city to deliver the message from his prince Adhitha Karigalan (Vikram) to King Sundara Chozha (Prakash Raj). Taking us to Twitter on Monday, Lyca Productions shared the complete version, writing, "Here we go! Presenting the video song of #PonniNadhi from #PS1", and shared the official YouTube link.
With an all-star cast that includes Jayam Ravi, Chiyaan Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prabhu, Sarathkumar, Parthiban, Prakash Raj, Vikram Prabhu, Ashwin Kakkamanu, Lal, Kishore, the movie was jointly by Mani Ratnam's Madras Talkies and Subaskaran's Lyca Productions and directed by Mani Ratnam.
It is the first of two feature films based on Ponniyin Selvan, a 1955 book by Kalki Krishnamurthy. Ravi Varman is the cinematographer while A. Sreekar Prasad edited it, and Thota Tharani did the production design. Ponniyin Selvan has two parts and the first part was released on September 30, opening to a trendsetting gross at the global box office by breaching the Rs 500-crore mark. The second part of Ponniyin Selvan will be getting released on April 28, 2023.
Here we go!— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) November 14, 2022
Presenting the video song of #PonniNadhi from #PS1 ✨🔥
🎶 & 🎤 - @arrahman
✒️ - @ilangokrishnan #PonniyinSelvan1 #ManiRatnam #ARRahman @madrastalkies_ @LycaProductions @Tipsofficial @tipsmusicsouth @Karthi_Offl