The first single from Ponniyin Selvan 2 'Aga Naga' crosses 3 million views in less than 24 hours
Aga Naga is a big hit with fans
The first single from the upcoming second part of Ponniyen Slevam titled Aga Nga has crossed over 3.2 million views on Youtube in less than 24 hours.
The music for the movie is composed by A.R Rahman, and the lyrics for the Tamil version were written by Ilango Krishnan and sung by Shakthisree Gopalan.
The song is a romantic melody that focuses on the love between princess Kundavai played by Trisha Krishnan and Vallavaraiyan Vanthiyathevan played by Karthi.
According to a new report, fans will have to wait till April to watch the first trailer for Ponniyin Selvam part 2. Both the trailer and music launch for the movie is rumored to be unveiled in a grand event held on April 5, just weeks ahead of the movie's release.
A R Rahman, who composed the music for both movies is expected to perform live at the event. Ponniyen Selvan was a huge critical and commercial success becoming the highest-grossing Tamil movie of 2022 and the fifth highest-grossing Tamil movie of all time with a total box office collection of 500 crores.
The movies are based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's 1955 novel, Ponniyin Selvan, Which focuses on the Chola dynasty specifically Rajaraja Chola and his rise to power.
The franchise was long thought to be unadaptable for the big screen with countless stars and producers trying and failing over the years including MGR and Kamal Hassan.
Veteran director ManiRatnam has been trying for years to get the movie made and finally got the project in motion in 2019.
Official production for the movie started on December 11, 2019, in Thailand with a budget of 500 crores, and both part 1 and part 2 were shot back to back. Production wrapped on March 2022.
Ponniyin Selven boasts of an ensemble main cast that includes Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Prabhu.
The supporting cast includes R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Rahman, R. Parthiban, Babu Anthony, Lal, Riyaz Khan, and Nassar.
Ponniyin Selvan 2 will hit theaters worldwide on April 28th, 2023.