(This article is authored by Alar)
Fans of Ponniyin Selvan are in for a treat as the magnum opus "Ponniyin Selvan 2" is set to release next month. The most awaited announcement was made by the production house Lyca Productions, who kept their promise by releasing the ecstatic first single "Aga Naga" on Monday evening. The four-minute song, composed by AR Rahman and sung by Sakthisree Gopalan, is a soulful choir that beautifully captures the love tale of Princess Kundhavai and Vandhiyathevan, played by Trisha and Karthi respectively.
Taking to Twitter on Monday evening, Lyca Productions dropped the anticpating single track by writing, "The song that left you wanting more is out now Listen to #AgaNaga #RuaaRuaa #Aaganandhe #Akamalar & #Kirunage". The song's lyric penned from the princess's point of view, depicts the two protagonists in a beautiful, natural setting adorned in a sketchbook, perfectly evoking an ancient vibe.
The song's strength lies in its reputation as a fan-favorite, having been teased and hinted at for quite some time since the first part. It has quickly gained popularity and become a soul-stirring melody that resonates deeply with the the fans.
The film, scheduled to release on April 28th, 2023, is based on the historical novel "Ponniyin Selvan," written by Kalki Krishnamurthy, and is considered a masterpiece in Tamil literature since the 1950s. The story is set in the 10th century and follows the journey of Prince Arulmozhi Varman, who eventually becomes the legendary king Rajaraja Chola. The film promises to be an epic drama that captures the essence of the novel in a cinematic experience.
"Ponniyin Selvan 2" boasts a star-studded cast, with Trisha and Karthi in the lead roles, along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Prabhu, and Jayaram. The film has been shot by the renowned cinematographer Ravi Varman and edited by Sreekar Prasad, while Thota Tharani has handled the production design.
The song that left you wanting more is out now— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) March 20, 2023
Listen to #AgaNaga #RuaaRuaa #Aaganandhe #Akamalar & #Kirunage
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