Ponniyin Selvan 2, helmed by filmmaker Mani Ratnam, has grossed over ₹300 crore worldwide greater than a month after its launch. Taking to Twitter on Monday, manufacturing banner Lyca Productions wrote, “#PS2 continues conquering the box office worldwide with a 300 crore+ collection!” It additionally shared posters on which the phrases ‘300+ cr worldwide gross in cinemas worldwide’ have been written. (Additionally Learn | Kangana Ranaut watches Ponniyin Selvan 2, shares her response to Aishwarya Rai movie)
Ponniyin Selvan 2 featured Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Trisha Krishnan, Karthik, and Jayam Ravi. The movie launched in theatres on April 28. PS 2 is the sequel of Mani Ratnam’s field workplace hit movie Ponniyin Selvan, which was launched final 12 months.
Ponniyin Selvan is a cinematic adaptation of creator Kalki Krishnamurthy’s Tamil novel of the identical title which was launched within the type of a sequence throughout the Fifties. It marks the third collaboration of Aishwarya and Vikram after their critically acclaimed movie Raavan in 2010.
Within the movie, Aishwarya performs the twin roles–Queen Nandini, the princess of Pazhuvoor, who’s on a mission to hunt vengeance, and Mandakini Devi. Apart from Tamil, Ponniyin Selvan 2 was additionally dubbed and launched in Hindi and Telugu. In contrast to the primary half, PS2 has executed moderately nicely in Telugu states.
The primary a part of the franchise grossed over ₹500 crore on the field workplace globally throughout its theatrical run. In Tamil Nadu, PS1 went on to grow to be the highest-grossing Tamil movie of all time after surpassing Kamal Haasan’s Vikram’s lifetime gross of ₹183 crore within the state.
Lately, a tune, Veera Veera, from the movie composed by AR Rahman was caught in a plagiarism row. Dhrupad singer Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar alleged that the tune was lifted from his father and uncle’s Shiva stuti. Nevertheless, the allegations have been denied by Madras Talkies, the makers of the movie.
In response to an Indian Categorical report, Madras Talkies denied the allegations and confirmed that Veera Veera was not a duplicate of the Dagar Brothers’ composition. It highlighted that Wasifuddin’s copyright declare is “misconceived”. Additionally they mentioned that Wasifuddin is doing this allegedly “for monetary gains & publicity”. Madras Talkies additional added that Veera Veera is a “traditional composition created by Narayana Panditacharyain in the 13th century”.