Ponniyin Selvan 1 OTT Release Date & OTT Platform: Ponniyin Selvan I is a Tamil Movie that was released worldwide on 30 September 2022. It is based on a novel of the same name which was released in 1955 by the author Kalki Krishnamurthy. It is based on the life of Rajaraja I who was a renowned Chola Ruler in 947-1014. He ruled over the Southern part of India and he reinstated the rule of the Cholas in South India. This movie follows his story before he became king and his conquests.
The movie has grossed over 470 crores to date and is now set to make its debut on online streaming platforms. It will be available on Amazon Prime Video from the first week of November 2022. Anyone who has a subscription to the streaming giant will be able to watch the movie on the online platform without any problems. The movie will be available in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam languages.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 OTT Release Date
Ponniyin Selvan 1 is all set to make its OTT debut in the first week of November 2022. Amazon Prime Video has bought the rights for its online distribution. All those who have a subscription to the online platform will be able to stream it online. The official announcement regarding the release date will come out soon.
It has been announced that the second part of Ponniyin Selvan will be released seven to eight months after the release of the first part. Ponniyin Selvan 1 has come out as the top-grossing Tamil film of 2022, the 4th highest-grossing Tamil film of all time, and the 16th highest-grossing Indian film of all time. It is expected that Ponniyin Selvan II will also be a super hit.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 Movie details
Mani Ratnam has termed this movie as his dream project. He had tried to make this movie in the 1980s and the 2010s but could not do it because of financial issues. He was finally able to start its production in 2019 and complete it in 2021. The movie was split into 2 parts and the budget for the production of both parts is 500 crores
|Name of Movie||Ponniyin Selvan I|
|Produced By||Mani Ratnam Subaskaran Allirajah|
|Directed By||Mani Ratnam|
|Based On||Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy|
|Theatrical Release Date||30 September 2022|
|OTT Release Date||First Week of November 2022|
|Box Office Collection (Total)||470 crores|
|Sequel||Ponniyin Selvan II|
Ponniyin Selvan 1 Collection
Ponniyin Selvan 1 has emerged as a box-office hit in India. The movie has grossed over 200 crores from the theatres in Tamil Nadu alone. The movie has achieved a total of 300 crores in India alone and has grossed over 170 crores from all of the theatres worldwide. It has become the first Tamil movie to gross over 200 crores in Tamil Nadu and the highest earner of 2022.
It is also the 4th highest earner of all time in Tamil language and the 16th highest earner of all time as an Indian film. The is still performing well in the theatres and now it is all set to make its debut on Amazon Prime Video. The film is expected to do well on the online platform and is expected to cross the 500 crores mark for its lifetime collection.
PS 1 Plot Summary
The movie follows the early years in the life of Rajaraja I, Arulmozhi Varman. The movie starts with Sundara Chozhar as the ruler of the Chola dynasty and his capital set at Thanjavur. He has two sons Aditha Karikalan and Arulmozhi Varman, also known as Ponniyin Selvan.
They are on their conquests of Kanchi and Lanka when conspiracies against the crown prince Aditha Karikalan begin to form in the capital of Thanjavur. The movie proceeds to show that Nandini, who is the ex-lover of Aditha Karikalan, is the one who is plotting revenge plans against him.
After completing his conquest in Kanchi, Aditha is ordered to return to the capital but he refuses to do so because Nandini is present there. Meanwhile, Ponniyin Selvan and his friend Vandiyadevan learn about the conspiracies occurring in the kingdom and decide to head back but they are ambushed by a group of Pandya Aabuthudavigal.
They are rescued and Ponniyin Selvan disguises Vandiyadevan as himself and sends him back to the kingdom. The movie ends by showing that the ship by which Vandiyadevan was traveling gets attacked again and he is presumed to be dead. The news of the death of Ponniyin Selvan reaches the kingdom and his brother vows to avenge the death of his brother.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 Star Cast
The movie stars various renowned names in the industry. The lead roles in the movie are as follows-
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Nandini and her mute and deaf mother Oomai Rani
- Vikram as Aditha Karikalan
- Jayam Ravi as Arulmozhi Varman/Ponniyin Selvan
- Karthi as Vandiyadevan
- Prakash Raj as Sundara Chozhar
- Trisha as Kundavai, daughter of Sundara Chozhar
- Aishwarya Lekshmi as Poonguzhali
All the members of the star cast will return for the sequel, Ponniyin Selvan II, which will be released in seven to eight months.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 Critic Review
Ponniyin Selvan 1 has an IMDb rating of 8.3 out of 10 and a rating of 91% on Rotten Tomatoes. The performances of the cast, especially Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, were commended by the critics. The musical score which was composed by AR Rahman was also praised by the critics.
The reviews of the audience are also extremely positive regarding the movie. The direction and screenplay have been commended by the audience and the critics. The audience is now eagerly waiting for the second part of the movie to be released for the story of the Ponniyin Selvan to be continued.
How to Watch Ponniyin Selvan 1 Online
You will be able to watch the Ponniyin Selvan I on the online platform of Amazon Prime Video as only this has the rights for the online distribution of it. You can follow the steps given below in order to stream it online.
- You will first need to login into the website or the app of Amazon Prime Video.
- Then you will search for the ‘Ponniyin Selvan I’ movie in the search bar at the top of the screen.
- Then the movie will appear on the screen along with other relevant searches.
- Click on the icon of the movie and the movie will start playing on the screen.
- If you want to, you can change the language in the settings of the movie.
FAQs Related to Ponniyin Selvan 1
You will need to pay only the subscription fee for Amazon Prime Video if you do not have a subscription of it already.
The Ponniyin Selvan II will be released seven to eight months after the release date of Ponniyin Selvan II.