New Delhi: ‘Ponniyin Selvan 1′, the ambitious project directed by Mani Ratnam is a resounding success at the box office. The film made Rs 27.5 crore in India on Tuesday, which was the fifth day of its release. This is mainly due to the fact that it was released during the Dussehra holiday.
The movie “Ponniyin Selvan 1” was released on September 30 in multiple languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam.
Friday brought in Rs 38.50 crore, Saturday at Rs 35.50 crore, Sunday at Rs 39 crore, Monday at Rs 25 crore and Tuesday at Rs 27.50 crore, bringing the total amount collected in India to Rs 165.5 crore .
According to Pinkvilla reports, yesterday (Tuesday), PS-1 grossed around Rs. 18.50 crores in Tamil Nadu, taking its total worldwide revenue to more than Rs. 100 crores in a record five days.
The film’s box office success exceeded what Sarkar and Bigil achieved in their first week in the state. PS-1 is now striving to hit the Rs 175 crore mark at the end of its second week in theaters, aiming to break the record held by Kamal Haasan’s Vikram.
‘Ponniyin Selvan 1’ is performing well at the box office not only in India but also in the United States. Ramesh Bala’s tweet said, “#PS1 holding up well Monday in the US 🇺🇸 – $160,000 $4.22m total so far..”
#PS1 holds up well on Mondays in the US 🇺🇸 – $160,000
$4.22 million in total so far…
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) October 4, 2022
The film is based on the 1955 historical fiction book by Kalki Krishnamurthy. The film depicts the early years of Arulmozhi Varman, who would go on to become the famous Raja Chozhan. The first part of the film tells the story of his childhood, which is followed by the rest of the events of the film.
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