Is Mani Ratnam’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’ release postponed?Deets inside

While fans wait for Ponniyin Selvan 2, there have been rumours that the release date has been pushed back. Here’s what the team had to say.

As it was announced, Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan is made in two parts and the second part is expected to be bigger and better than the first one. As fans across the world are waiting for the Ponniyin Selvan 2, there have been rumours that the release date has been postponed. However, turns out it’s not true and just a mere rumours.

Since morning, reports have been doing rounds on social media that Ponniyin Selvan 2, which is scheduled to release on April 28, has got postponed indefinitely. However, later, the team shared that as announced earlier, PS 2 will hit the screen in the next 2 months. A source close to the film said to Times of India, “The post-production work for the film is progressing well and steadily, and the makers will be coming up with a surprise announcement soon as they have some unique plans for the film promotion. So, the latest report doing rounds on social media regarding the film’s postponement is just a rumour.”

About Ponniyin Selvan 2 

Ponniyin Selvan 2 has finished filming. Ponniyin Selvan’s first and second parts were shot concurrently. Mani Ratnam was able to complete PS 1 and PS 2 in 150 days, according to reports. The first installment left fans wondering what would happen in the second installment after Ponniyin Selvan returns to the Kingdom. The film is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s novel from 1995.

The star-studded cast from PS 1 will return in PS 2. The cast will remain unchanged, as the sequel will pick up where the first part left off. The Mani Ratnam-directed film stars Karthi as Vallavaraiyan Vanthiyathevan, the orphaned Vana clan prince, Chiyaan Vikram as crown prince Aditya Karikalan, and Jayam Ravi as Arumozhi Varma aka Ponniyin Selvan, the future emperor. Trisha Krishnan plays princess Kundavai Devi, while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan plays antagonist Nandini and Oomai Rani in a double role.