Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and Kamal Haasan watched the period film ‘Ponnar Shankar’ which hit the screens last Friday, at Prasad Lab in Vadapalani, Chennai on April 12th.
The film which has Prashanth in double lead was produced and directed by his father Thiyagarajan.The movie is an adaptation of the 1978 novel scripted by Kalaignar Karunanidhi. The CM had in fact penned the story, screenplay and dialogues for Ponnar Shankar.
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Personalities from the political field including, state finance minister Anbazhagan, Dravidar Kazhagam President Veeramani and others were present at this special show.
Everyone present at the show lauded the director for handling the story well and wished that the film will go on to hit 100 days.