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‘Ponniyin Selvan-1’ characters wear real gold jewellery, says Mani Ratnam

MUMBAI, 25th September (IANS) Mani Ratnam’s upcoming film ‘Ponniyin Selvan-1’ exudes sovereignty as it uses authentic gold ornaments for the characters and plans to recall the subtleties of the Chora era. frame.

Based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel of the same name, the film tells the beginning story of Arulmozhivarman, who went on to become Rajaraja Chola I, the incomparable ruler of the Chora.


Discussing the jewelry plans for the film, film director Mani Ratnam said in a discussion with IANS: “We paid special attention to the costumes to give them credibility and bring complete credibility to the period. , while exuding a sense of sovereignty. .We are lucky that the Kishandas (jewelers) are passionate about us and we use real gold jewellery.”

“The artisans have worked out the subtleties of the Chola time frame and crafted the decorations for the character,” he added.

However, due to its lustre, gold usually behaves very well on camera. So there’s a lot of back and forth with this plan? The boss found: “Once we get the surface right, it’s less messy. It’s more about planning, we focus on being perfect for a specific person.”

“Ponniyin Selvan: I” which includes Vikram, Karthi, Trisha, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sobhita Dhulipala, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Rahman and R Parthiban in September Released on the 30th.

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