IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Lyca Productions today announced their plans to bring the eagerly awaited South Indian film “PONNIYIN SELVAN: II” to IMAX screens this April. “PONNIYIN SELVAN: II” is the sequel to the biggest Tamil film of 2022, “PONNIYIN SELVAN: I”, and will launch in IMAX theaters across India and select markets on April 28, 2023.
“PONNIYIN SELVAN: II” continues the story of the great Chola emperor Raja Raja Chola, the most powerful King in South at his time chiefly remembered for reinstating the Chola power and ensuring its supremacy in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean.
“PONNIYIN SELVAN: II” is directed by Mani Ratnam, produced and distributed by Subaskaran’s Lyca Productions. Lyca Productions is one of the most prolific Indian film studios and has been responsible for some of the largest Tamil films ever released in India, including “PONNIYIN SELVAN: I” and “ROBOT 2.0”.
“IMAX is coming off its best year ever at the Indian box office thanks in large part to breathtaking local blockbusters like “PONNIYIN SELVAN: I,” said Megan Colligan, President of IMAX Entertainment. “We’re excited to return to the richly imagined, epic historical setting of “PONNIYIN SELVAN” with its amazing cast and our great partners at Lyca Productions, as we continue to bring more of the biggest Indian blockbusters to global audiences through the IMAX Experience®️.”
"PS and IMAX - a combination that was destined for each other! PS2 coming to an IMAX screen near you on April 28th, 2023!" said Mani Ratnam the director and producer of the film.
Tickets for “PONNIYIN SELVAN: II” will go on sale in April’2023. More information will be announced in the coming months.