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Fans of South Indian films throng the theatres to celebrate cinema

ByJosh Taylor

Oct 1, 2022

Fans have long been anticipating the release of Mani Ratnam’s landmark historical drama Ponniyin Selvan 1. The visual extravaganza, as seen in the trailer, successfully generated buzz as the movie opened in theatres today.

A historical drama with a two-part arc that is set in the Chola Empire is titled Ponniyin Selvan I. The movie has been successful in drawing audiences to theatres because of a star-studded cast that includes Vikram, Karthik, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, and others.

The film played to packed theatres for its early-morning showings and sold a tonne of advance tickets. The excitement and buzz about the movie are also influenced by how well-liked the book is among Tamil speakers in general.

According to current statistics, Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus would shatter box office records for Tamil cinema and become the Tamil picture with the best opening of the year. According to estimates in the Hindustan Times, Ponniyin Selvan I had around 17 crores in pre booking sales on Friday.

This year’s Tamil films’ box office haul was topped by this one. It even outperformed Kamal Haasan’s box office smash Vikram, which made 15 crores. Additionally, the international booking total for Ponniyin Selvan 1 was estimated to reach around $1.3 million (around 10 crores).

Considering the tremendous demand for tickets on Friday morning, I might even capture a significant opening on day 1. In the local market, the opening may range from 30 to 35 crore rupees for all languages. Additionally, 20 crores are anticipated to be earned in international box offices.

These stats ought to be easily surpassed by Ponniyin Selvan. What needs to be determined is how much farther it can go. As a result of the film’s overwhelmingly positive initial reviews from reviewers, industry analysts, and viewers, word of mouth will be effective.

The positive reviews and audience response for Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan 1 indicate that word-of-mouth will be effective. As a result, the domestic first-day revenue may perhaps reach 40 crores. As a result, the 50–60 crore first-day worldwide gross made it the most successful Tamil film of the year.

It is important to note that Vikram, a movie starring Kamal Haasan, debuted in June to a domestic opening of 33 crores and global revenue of 54 crores. These numbers should be easily surpassed by Ponniyin Selvan. However, we’ll have to wait and see how far it can go.

S. Ponniyin I forecast the first day’s box office: According to trade insiders, Mani Ratnam’s movie would open to a staggering 50–60 crore, based on booking figures and early trends.

Box office numbers are based on predictions and information from numerous sources.

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