- The rent-free version of Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) in Hindi will start streaming from November 26, 2022, on Amazon Prime Video.
- Directed by Mani Ratnam, Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) has made box office collections of over 500 crores
- Fans can watch Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) in Hindi by paying a rent of Rs 199 on Amazon Prime Video
Popular historical epic drama Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) was released in multiple Indian languages, and it has received immense love from the audience. The movie was made primarily in Tamil and has been dubbed in other Indian languages – Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Renowned personalities like Anil Kapoor, Kamal Haasan, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Rana Daggubati, and Jayant Kaikini have given their voice to language adaptations.
PS-1 has created records by becoming the highest-grossing film of 2022 and has made a box office collection of over Rs 500 crores, as per media reports. Directed by Mani Ratnam, the film will be released in two parts. PS-1 is produced by Ratnam himself and Subaskaran Allirajah under Madras Talkies, and Lyca Productions banners, respectively and is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 renowned novel Ponniyin Selvan.
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Hindi OTT release details
PS-1 was released in multiple languages simultaneously on September 30, 2022, and received a lot of appreciation from fans and critics. The scale of the film, along with several technical aspects, have been lauded, eventually increasing word of mouth, which led to packed cinema houses for weeks after the release. The OTT rights for PS-1 were bagged for Rs. 125 crores, and the digital streaming of Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) was confirmed on Amazon Prime Video. The fans who want to watch the movie on the OTT could do from November 4, 2022, by paying a rent of Rs 199. Currently, the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam versions are streaming for no extra cost with Amazon Prime subscription.
To watch the movie in Hindi, the users are still required to pay a rent of Rs 199. Reports state that the rent-free Hindi version of the Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) will be available on Amazon Prime Video from November 26, 2022.
Sharing the details, the team from Amazon Prime Video took to Twitter and said, “the wait ends! bringing to you this epic tale of power, glory and grandeur. #PS1onPrime in Hindi, rent to watch now! Coming to Prime on Nov 26.”
the wait ends! bringing to you this epic tale of power, glory and grandeur ✨#PS1onPrime in Hindi, rent to watch now!
Coming to Prime on Nov 26#ManiRatnam @arrahman @LycaProductions @MadrasTalkies_ @tipsofficial pic.twitter.com/tuximR44bi
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) November 11, 2022
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Cast and Crew
PS-1 boasts a stellar cast which includes eminent names like Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Parthiban, and others. Besides this, the film crew includes renowned personalities who have contributed to the film.
Mani Ratnam has written the screenplay of PS-1 along with Jayamohan and Kumaravel. The film has also been directed by Mani Ratnam. Oscar-award-winning A. R. Rahman gave the music for PS-1, while the cinematography was done by Ravi Varman, production design by Thota Tharani, and editing by A. Sreekar Prasad.
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Story and Trailer
The story of PS-1 revolves around the early life of Chola prince Arulmozhi Varman, popularly known as Kind Rajaraja I, for his rule in 947–1014. Chola dynasty, in the 10th dynasty, ruled in South India under the reign of Emperor Sundara Chozhar. His sons, Aditha Karikalan and Arulmozhi Varman, have planned the conquests of Kanchi and Lanka to become a part of their empire, however, a brewing conspiracy makes its way and bothers Aditha Karikalan. He sends his friend Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan, the prince of the Vaanar Clan, to investigate, who, upon reaching the fortress of Kadamboor, gets to know about the plan made by Chola treasurer and minister of finance, which would stop Aditha Karikalan from ascending the throne. What happens post is a series of events which lead to turmoil and dealing with the plot for the one to take the throne.
Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS-1) Box Office Collections
Trade media reports stated that PS-1 became the highest-grossing film of 2022 and made a remarkable box office collection of over ₹500 crores.
Announcing the Rs. 450+ crore collection in October 2022, the team shared the excitement on social media and said, “History in the making. #PS1 hits a staggering 450+ crores at the box office. Thank you for all the love and support!”
History in the making 🐯🔥#PS1 🗡️ hits a staggering 450+ crores at the box office ✨
— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) October 19, 2022
PS-1 IMDb Rating: 8.3/10