New Delhi. 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 2022’s biggest Tamil film “Ponniyin Selvan: I”. The film will be released in IMAX theaters on April 28 this year.
Talking about the film, Megan Colligan, President, IMAX Entertainment, said, “IMAX is coming off its best year ever at the Indian box office. We are proud to bring to you “Ponniyin Selvan” with our amazing cast and our great partners at Lyca Productions. We are excited to return to the richly imagined, epic historical setting of K.K., as we continue to bring the biggest Indian blockbusters to global audiences through the IMAX experience.
Talking about the story of the film, it is based on the story of Rajachola, a great Chola emperor. The most powerful king in the south during his time, he is mainly remembered for restoring Chola power and ensuring his 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 successful Indian film studios, having produced some of the biggest Tamil films released in India. Which includes films like “Ponniyin Selvan: I” and “Robot 2.0”.