Ahead of its trailer and music launch, the makers of PS-1 introduces one more character from epic historic drama revolving around Chola Dynasty. The film will features actor Jayaram as Alhwarkadiyan Nambi alias Thirumalaiappan
Sharing the introductory motion poster, the official handle of Madras Talkies captioned the post, “Nothing skips the ears of this court spy! Meet @actorjayaram_official, our very own Master of Whispers! Alwarkkadiyan Nambi! #PS1 #PonniyinSelvan #CholasAreComing In theatres on 30th September in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada! #ManiRatnam @arrahman @lyca_productions @tips”
Veteran actor Jayaram will be seen playing the role of Alhwarkadiyan Nambi alias Thirumalaiappan, a Veera Vaishnavite spy who works for the Prime Minister and Sembiyan Mahadevi.
Helmed by Mani Ratnam, and co-written by Elango Kumaravel and B. Jeyamohan, the film is bankrolled by Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions, it is the first of two cinematic parts based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's 1955 novel Ponniyin Selvan.
The film stars an ensemble cast of Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Rahman and Parthiban.
The music is composed by A. R. Rahman, with cinematography handled by Ravi Varman, editing done by A. Sreekar Prasad and production design by Thota Tharani. The first part, PS-I is scheduled to be have a worldwide theatrical release on 30 September 2022 in both standard and IMAX format.