MrPonniyin Selvan continues its triumphant run in theaters with raw reception from the audience. The film released theatrically on September 30 and entered the 200 crore club. The film has collected Rs 230 crore worldwide in three days.
Released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam languages, the film collected Rs 25.86 crore from Tamil Nadu alone on its first day. This is the best opening of the year. Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan bagged the best first day collections from other languages.
Fans are eager to see if Ponniyin Selvan will surpass Baahubali’s record when it collects well in the theatres. Trade analyst Ramesh Bala points out that Ponniyin Selvan will not be able to beat Baahubali 2 in India. This was revealed in an interview given to India Today. The Rajamouli Prabhas-Rana Daggubati film was a huge hit in all the five languages. But, Ponniyin Selvan is performing well only in Tamil. Ramesh Bala added that Baahubali 2 is not doing well in other languages.
Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan is based on the famous novel Kalki. The film is jointly produced by Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions. Vikram, Jayamravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Aishwarya Lakshmi, Rahman, Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Lal, Vikram Prabhu, Parthipan, Babu Antony, Ashwin Kakumanu, Riyaz Khan, Shobhita Dulipala and Jayachitra are all the casting..