Kalki’s historical fiction story The Ponniyin Selvan-1 film which was released on the 30th of September 2022, has been the talk of the town for the past several months. The movie has not only enriched the Indian Chola culture but also uplifted the Tamil Cinema industry.
This blockbuster hit has recently been nominated at the 16th Asian Film Awards. The nomination was announced on 6th of January 2023, and the awards will be held on 12th of March 2023. The award ceremony will be taking place at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Auditorium in Hong Kong Palace Museum.
The film has been nominated under six categories that hold Best Film, Best Original Music, Best Editing, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, and Best Costume Design.
A milestone achievement! Six nominations at the 16th Asian Film Awards!
Best Film – Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1
Best Original Music – @arrahman
Best Editing- @sreekar_prasad
Best Production Design- #ThotaTharrani
Best Cinematography- @dop_ravivarman
Best Costume Design- @ekalakhani pic.twitter.com/qoLQNpqduO
— Madras Talkies (@MadrasTalkies_) January 7, 2023
- Best Film: Ponniyin Selvan I
- Best Original Music: A. R. Rahman
- Best Editing: A. Sreekar Prasad
- Best Production Design: Thota Tharani
- Best Cinematography: Ravi Varman
- Best Costume Design: Eka Lakhani
Meanwhile, SS Rajamouli’s RRR was also nominated for the 16th Asian Film Awards. This film holds two categories whereby Srinivas Mohan for Best Visual Effects and Ashwin Rajashekar for Best Sound.
Adding to the excitement and the most awaited part – Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan ll is all set to hit theatres worldwide on 28 April 2023.
Yes, you said it right- The Cholas Are Back.
Congratulations on the huge milestone achievement to the entire Ponniyin Selvan team! We can’t wait to see how big Ponniyin Selvan sequel and other Tamil films reach greater heights!
Check out the teaser below: