Soundarya Rajinikanth To Produce Web-Series Based On Historical Saga Ponniyin Selvan

Kanchana Ngan |Feb 07, 2019

Should you be a fan of the five-part novel Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy, you certainly don't want to miss the web series based on it by Soundarya.

Soundarya Rajinikanth has recently announced her upcoming project, which is claimed to be a production of a web series based on the five-volume novel named Ponniyin Selvan written by Kalki Krishnamurthy. The story narrates the story of Arulmozhivarman, who later became the Chola king Rajaraja Chola I after multiple ups and downs. It is carefully written, took more than three years to write, and Kalki had to Sri Lanka three times to gather real information. As a result, Ponniyin Selvan is highly appreciated partially due to its realism and honest depiction of chequered history.

Soundarya Rajinikanth
Famous film-maker Soundarya Rajinikanth will take the production role of a web series based on Ponniyin Selvan novel.

Admiring the novel for such a long time, Soundarya Rajinikanth has had a burning desire to bring this epic novel alive. And finally, she's able to do it through her upcoming project, which is called "a dream project" by herself. Soundarya will cooperate with MX Player as an MX Original Series.

The producer also shared a video introduction to the series on Instagram, which features the tiger and the fish mascot. The former is known as Cholas' house sigil, while the latter belongs to the Pandias dynasty. The title tease appears to be surrounded by an impressive circle including different images,  depicts these with a sword in between, possibly signifying war.

Soundarya Rajinikanth lately received an interview from the press, in which she shared some thoughts about this promising scheme. "Ponniyin Selvan is indeed one of the greatest historical novels written in Tamil and considered by many as the crown jewel of Tamil Literatur", said she. According to Soundarya, not only does the novel vividly depict various aspects of the Chola dynasty, one of the longest ruling dynasties in Indian history, but it also possesses an intriguing plot, romance, adventure, satire and an enduring battle for the throne. Such a fantastic piece of art to read that she's eager to realise this vision.


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