(This article is authored by Alar)
Ponniyin Selvan 2 is one of the most anticipated films of 2023 and promises to be a grand finale to Mani Ratnam’s epic saga, which is all set to hit the screens on April 28, 2023. In latest to tease the movielovers, the makers have released a sneak peek video that recaps the highlights of the first part and also gives an introduction to the second part. The video features the voiceover of none other than Kamal Haasan, who will also lend his voice for the sequel.
Ponniyin Selvan 2 is based on the novel by Kalki Krishnamoorthy, which narrates the story of Arulmozhi Varman, who becomes Rajaraja I, the greatest ruler of the historic Chola empire of south India. The film boasts of a star-studded cast that includes Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha Krishnan, Sobhita Dhulipala, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prakash Raj, Vikram Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Prabhu and many more.
Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Lyca Productions shared the exclusive video, writing, "Your guesses are correct - it's our @ikamalhaasan sir! Here is the exclusive video you've been waiting for! Watch now #PS2 in cinemas worldwide from 28th April in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada!".
The sneak peek video shows some glimpses of the epic scenes from the first part, such as the battle sequences, the romance between Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan (Karthi) and Kundavai (Trisha), the rivalry between Aditha Karikalan (Vikram) and Nandhini (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan). The video opens with backing voice of Kamal Hassan who also introduced the grand tale in the first part.
Ponniyin Selvan 2 is produced by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies, and has music by A.R. Rahman. The film is expected to be a visual spectacle with cinematography by Ravi Varman and editing by A. Sreekar Prasad. The film will release in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages. Amazon Prime Video bought the digital streaming rights, where Sun network bought the satellite rights.
Your guesses are correct - it's our @ikamalhaasan sir!— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) April 22, 2023
Here is the exclusive video you've been waiting for!
▶️ https://t.co/ZTDFITyzvo#PS2 in cinemas worldwide from 28th April in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada!#CholasAreBack#PS2 #PonniyinSelvan2… pic.twitter.com/9w4dXJfr9O