Interesting Unknown Facts about Ponniyin Selvan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Trisha starrer Ponniyin Selvan 2 will release on April 28, 2023.  

Ponniyin Selvan is the dream project of Tamil Cinema for 64 years.  

Earlier the movie was planned for a single film with a budget of  ₹500 crore. Later it was made into two parts. 

              Megastar Rajinikanth wanted to be part of Ponniyin Selvan, but Mani Ratnam declined his request citing not enough role in the project.

Mahesh Babu, Anushka Shetty, Keerthy Suresh, Thalapathy Vijay, Sathyaraj rejected Mani Ratnam's directorial.

        Did you know? The shooting for Ps I & II was completed in 150 days.

Aishwarya was not the first choice

Anushka Shetty was the first choice for Nandini's role, but the actress turned down the offer for date issue and later it was offered to Aishwarya.

Since Karthi made his debut in 2007 he has never worked with the same director twice. But with Ponniyin Selvan he has broken his rule. He worked with Mani Ratna, in Kaatru Veliyidai (2017).

Music maestro AR Rahman did 6 months of extensive research on music for the period setting and soundscape and said one of most diffucult projects.