The magnum opus of the renowned director, ‘Ponniyin Selvan 1’ bagged massive nominations in six categories - Best Film, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music, Best Costume Design, and Best Production Design categories.
The entire team & crew deserve a round of applause for this great piece of news!
Having said that, a special press conference was held recently to announce the nominations for the Asian Film Awards 2023. The event is slated to be held on March 12 in Hong Kong, and there's no doubt that the event will have a massive celebration in conjunction with the award ceremony.
Along with ‘Ponniyin Selvan’, Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ also made it to the nominations list under two categories, and these two Indian films have made it to the nominations this year at Asian Academy Awards.
Thrilled that #PS1 has been nominated for six awards at the 16th Asian Film Awards @busanfilmfest— R Sarath Kumar (@realsarathkumar) January 7, 2023
Best Film - Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1
Best Original Music - @arrahman
Best Editing- @sreekar_prasad
Best Production Design- #ThotaTharani
Best Cinematography- @dop_ravivarman pic.twitter.com/BPWbbIZoZv
Based on the novel written by Kalki Krishnamoorthy against the backdrop of the Chola Kingdom, the historical drama flick featured a stellar cast including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha Krishnan, Vikram, Jayam Ravi, and many others. We are eagerly waiting to witness the film’s sequel ‘Ponniyin Selvan 2’ which is all set to release in theaters on April 28, 2023.
More updates to follow!
Source / Image Credit: Vox Cinemas , India Today