Ponniyin Selvan: I, a 2022 Indian Tamil-language epic historical action drama film, was written by Elango Kumaravel and B. Jeyamohan and directed by Mani Ratnam.

Release date: 30 September 2022 (India)

It covers the early life of Chola prince Arulmozhivarman in roughly 2,210 pages. Kalki made three trips to Sri Lanka to learn more and get inspired. Selvan is recognised as one of Tamil literature's best books.

It covers the early life of Chola prince Arulmozhivarman in roughly 2,210 pages. Kalki made three trips to Sri Lanka to learn more and get inspired. Selvan is recognised as one of Tamil literature's best books.

Producers: Mani Ratnam, A Subaskaran, Suhasini Maniratnam

A must-read for all Tamil book enthusiasts. Every Tamil reader should read Ponniyin Selvan. The best historical Tamil fiction till date, I believe.

Budget:₹500 crore