Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan 2, which was launched amid very excessive expectations, is struggling to choose up momentum on the field workplace after registering a strong begin. As per commerce sources, the movie which has grossed over ₹280 crore to this point globally, received’t have the ability to beat the lifetime gross incomes of PS 1 which stands at over ₹500 crore. (Also learn: Kangana Ranaut watches Ponniyin Selvan 2, shares her reaction to Aishwarya Rai film)
PS 2 is the second half within the Ponniyin Selvan franchise, which has been tailored from Kalki’s iconic novel of the identical identify. After making an attempt to make the movie twice prior to now, Mani Ratnam efficiently managed to finish the movie this time. The movies star Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Karthi, Trisha Krishnan, Jayam Ravi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Aishwarya Lekshmi and Prakash Raj amongst others.
As per commerce analyst Trinath, PS 2 received’t have the ability to beat the lifetime earnings of PS 1 from its theatrical run. “PS 2 started off on a strong note at the box-office. However, the film did earn mixed response from audiences who felt part 1 was far better. As of Wednesday, the film has grossed over Rs. 280 crore globally and it is expected to add another ₹60 crore by the end of its theatrical run. This means, PS 2 won’t beat PS 1 in its lifetime theatrical collection,” Trinath informed Hindustan Times
The first half within the franchise grossed over ₹500 crore on the box-office globally throughout its theatrical run. In Tamil Nadu, PS-1 went on to turn out to be the very best grossing Tamil movie of all time in Tamil Nadu after surpassing Kamal Haasan’s Vikram’s lifetime gross of ₹183 crore within the state final yr.
PS-2 was additionally dubbed and launched in Hindi in addition to Telugu. Unlike the primary half, PS-2 has accomplished fairly nicely in Telugu states.
The movie marked Aishwarya Rai’s comeback to Tamil cinema after a decade. Aishwarya performed twin roles – Nandini and her mute mom Mandakini Devi.
Meanwhile, Mani Ratnam will quickly start work on his subsequent yet-untitled Tamil venture with Kamal Haasan. The duo is reuniting after three many years for this venture which is predicted to go on the flooring within the second half of the yr.