Ponniyin Selvan 2: Directed by Mani Ratnam and starring top actors like Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram, Ponniyin Selvan 2 was a box office hit. On its opening day, the film collected an impressive Rs 38 crore from all channels. According to reports on Sacnilk, the film collected ₹25 crore in its hometown of Tamil Nadu, earned ₹3-4 crore in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and minted ₹4-5 crore in Karnataka. For comparison, the first part of the franchise collected 4 billion rupees on its opening day.
Ponniyin Selvan 2 is a cinematic retelling of Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel chronicling the early days of the Chola Empire. The film features some of the biggest names in the Indian entertainment industry and Vikram has subtitled local films to widespread popularity and commercial success. He believes that people are now open to watching subtitled movies from other countries and cultures.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said, “Thank you for your support and gratitude. I sincerely thank you for the amazing response you sent to our film. That’s how exciting it is. I’m so grateful that everyone came to see ‘PS-2’ on April 28, but first. I would like to thank my manigaru,” he said.