Ponniyin Selvan-1 or PS-1 is an upcoming period movie set in 10th-11th century southern India. Ponniyin Selvan movie is adapted from Kalki Krishnamurthy’s novel of the same name.
Ponniyin Selvan movie will be released in the 2-part format. Here’s looking at the actual meaning of Ponniyin Selvan.
Ponniyin Selvan Meaning: What Ponniyin Selvan Means?
‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is a Tamil word. To understand the word better, we will understand the meaning of ‘ponniyin’. ‘Ponni’ from the word ‘ponniyin’ is an ancient name for the river Kaveri. So Ponniyin Selvan, in simple terms means the son of the river Kaveri (Cauvery).
Read on to know who exactly Ponniyin Selvan is in PS-1 movie.
Who is Ponniyin Selvan in PS-1 Movie?
As the meaning of Ponniyin Selvan is known, we will look at who Ponniyin Selvan is in the PS-1 movie. The title of Ponniyin Selvan or the son of Kaveri is given to Raja Raja Chola. A charismatic king, Raja Raja Chola is credited for expanding the Chola’s influence to far south-eastern Asian regions.
In the PS-1 movie, actor Jayam Ravi plays the role of Raja Raja Chola or Ponniyin Selvan (son of Kaveri).
More About Ponniyin Selvan Movie
It is well-known fact that PS-1 is not a real story. Ponniyin Selvan novel itself is partly fictional, making the PS-1 movie, except few true historical events, a work of fiction. A multi-starter movie with an ensemble star cast, PS-1 movie is directed by Mani Ratnam.