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Ponniyin Selvan Book
Ponniyin Selvan is a historical fiction novel by Kalki Krishnamurthy, written in Tamil. The novel was first serialized in the weekly editions of Kalki from 29 October 1950 to 16 May 1954 and released in book form of five parts in 1955. Ponniyin Selvan is widely considered by many to be the greatest novel ever written in Tamil literature.
It was first published as a series in the Kalki, a Tamil language magazine, during the 1950s and was later integrated into a novel. The craze for the series which was published weekly was such that it elevated the magazine circulation to reach a staggering figure of 71,366 copies – no mean achievement in a newly independent India.
Facts About Ponniyin Selvan
- Ponniyin Selvan is a literary work that draws from genuine historical events and characters of the Chola dynasty.
- It was published between 1950 and 1954 in the Tamil weekly magazine Kalki and released in book form in 1955.
- Since 1994 Mani Ratnam has been dreaming to take out the characters of our history on a big screen but back then making a film on such a high budget of 100 crores was a big deal.
- In 2019 finally, the production of the film started. And now the film is being made on a whopping Rs. 500 crore budget.
- The book was completed by Kalki after spending three and a half years working on it and three trips to Sri Lanka for research.
- This historical drama was originally going to be adapted by MG Ramachandran, who had paid Rs. 10,000 for the rights to make a movie in 1958, before Mani Ratnam made the decision to do so unfortunately he met with an accident and things didn’t go as planned.
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