The makers of PS-1 are all set to begin the post-production work for the film’s second instalment, which was shot with the first part to keep the cumulative cost down.
Helmed by Mani Ratnam, the film stars south actors Vikram, Trisha Krishnan Karthik Sivakumar, Jayam Ravi and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles. The film has collected over Rs 300 crores gross worldwide in all languages.
The makers are all set to begin the film’s post-production work, which was shot simultaneously with ‘Ponniyin Selvan -1. The film will hit the theatres in the summer of 2023, and the final release date of the film is still awaited.
Taking to Twitter, Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared a post about the development of the film’s second part, which he captioned, “‘PS1’ – ‘PS2’ INTERESTING DEVELOPMENT… #ManiRatnam’s #PS1 is a BOXOFFICE MONSTER, rewriting record books in #TN [the #Hindi version is also faring well]… Here’s some interesting info on #PS1 and #PS2, shared by producers #LycaProductions to this writer… BOTH PARTS ARE SHOT SIMULTANEOUSLY… #PS1 and #PS2 were shot simultaneously, unlike #Baahubali2 and #KGF2, which were shot much after the first parts were successful… This move [of shooting simultaneously] helped keep the cumulative costs of #PS1 and #PS2 in check.”
“‘PS2’ ARRIVES SUMMER 2023… #PS2 is targeting a Summer 2023 release… The exact date will probably be locked in the next couple of weeks,” he added.
PS-1 is a cinematic adaptation of author Kalki Krishnamurthy’s Tamil novel of the same name, which was released as a series during the 1950s. The big-budgeted film was released worldwide in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
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