On the other hand, Ramesh Bala, a trade analyst from Tamil Nadu tweeted that PS1 has crossed Rs 230 crore gross worldwide in the first three days. According to his calculations, Ponniyin Selvan – 1 is likely to cross Rs 250 crore gross worldwide today. If this momentum continues this week, this film will not only go into profit but will surely go towards blockbuster.
Already ‘Ponniyin Selvan – 1’ has set new records in the Tamil industry. This film has collected Rs.80 crore gross worldwide on the first day.. The first Tamil film to collect such a large amount of box office collection on the first day has created a record. Also, the film has collected a record amount in IMAX screens all over the world. Trade analyst Ramesh Bala disclosed this through Twitter.
According to Ramesh Bala’s tweet, ‘Ponniyin Selvan – 1’ has entered the list of highest grossing Indian films internationally, excluding North America. The film topped the box office in IMAX screens in UK, Singapore and Malaysia. The film has bagged the all-time number 3 openings in IMAX screens across the world in addition to the US. In India too, it became the fourth highest grossing film in IMAX theatres.
Legendary director Mani Ratnam is making this film in two parts based on the novel ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ written by Tamil author ‘Kalki’ Krishnamurthy. The first part hit the screens on September 30. The second part will come next year. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Chiyan Vikram, Karthi, Trisha, Jayam Ravi, Prakash Raj, Sarath Kumar and Parthiban played important roles in this huge movie. AR Rahman composed the music. Cinematography by Ravi Varma. Editor Srikar Prasad. Acted as the team master choreographer.