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Saturday, November 26SOCIAL MEDIA

Tag: Mohan Raman

Ponniyin Selvan: I

Ponniyin Selvan: I

Review
Ponniyin Selvan - I Mani Ratnam's epic stays faithful to Kalki's original literature.   I believe that Ponniyin Selvan-I is a sincere effort in adapting the essence of a great novel into a movie and the team succeeded in their effort to make the movie feel real, grounded, and contemporary despite the grand staging and historical setup.   SPOILER ALERT! After getting to read Kalki's novel by many quite recently and soon after everyone might feel this adaptation will have to overcome three major hurdles if it were to become a great movie (not just a good movie), they are as follows:   1) Adjusting the book for today's audiences: The work by Kalki has unquestionably weathered the test of time, and it is still highly engaging and rich today. A contempo...