Ponniyin Selvan 2: Chiyaan Vikram’s ‘Aditha Karikalan’ look decoded; The official trailer is on its way

A recent making video of Ponniyin Selvan 2 has decoded leading man Chiyaan Vikram's look for the Mani Ratnam directorial, as the Chola crown prince Aditha Karikalan.

Updated on Mar 24, 2023   |  07:09 AM IST  |  302.1K
Chiyaan Vikram, Ponniyin Selvan
Chiyaan Vikram on the sets of Ponniyin Selvan (Credits: Twitter)

Ponniyin Selvan 2, the highly anticipated second installment of Mani Ratnam's dream project is gearing up for a grand theatrical release this April. The first part, which was released in September, last year, emerged as one of the all-time highest-grossing Tamil films in history. Ponniyin Selvan, which is based on legendary writer Kalki Krishnamurthy's celebrated novel of the same name, features a stellar star cast including Chiyaan Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, and Trisha Krishnan, in the lead roles.

Chiyaan Vikram’s ‘Aditha Karikalan’ look from Ponniyin Selvan decoded

Recently, the makers of Ponniyin Selvan dropped a very special video, dedicated to 'Aditha Karikalan', one of the protagonists played by Chiyaan Vikram, on social media handles. In the interesting video, costume designer Eka Lakhani, along with her brilliant team of artists, is seen creating Karikalan aka Vikram's look for the Mani Ratnam directorial, step by step. From the army suit to ornaments and symbols engraved in the outfits to hairstyle, everything related to the much-loved epic character has been created with a lot of effort. Chiyaan Vikram, on the other hand, easily got into the shoes of the Chola Crown Prince, thanks to his impeccable acting skills, flawless voice modulation, and excellent dialogue delivery. 

Watch the 'Dressing Up Aditha Karikalan' video from team Ponniyin Selvan, below:

Ponniyin Selvan 2 trailer is on its way

Towards the end of the 'Dressing up Aditha Karikalan' video, the makers of Ponniyin Selvan 2 have confirmed that the much-awaited official trailer of the project is gearing up for its grand release. Even though the team has not revealed the release date, the latest updates suggest that the trailer will have its launch by the first week of April, this year at a grand event that will be held in Chennai. 

AR Rahman and Mani Ratnam busy with post-production works


As reported earlier, director Mani Ratnam has joined music composer AR Rahman in London for the final re-recording works of Ponniyin Selvan 2. As per the reports, the makers are also planning to reveal the second song of the project, before the audio and trailer launch event.

ALSO READ: A R Rahman and Mani Ratnam bring back Roja Vibes with their new photos for Ponniyin Selvan 2 BGM session

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