The audio launch of the upcoming epic Ponnar Shankar took place yesterday, March 27th at Prasad Labs. Personalities from the political and the cinema field were present at the function notable faces that included Thiru Rama Narayanan, Lyricist Vairamuthu,Isai Gnani Illayaraja, actor Vijay Kumar among others.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi , the chief guest released the audio cd giving way to rest of the proceedings. The movie is an adaptation of the 1978 novel scripted by Kalaignar Karunanidhi.
As part of the launch Kalaignar said, “I have received a lot of criticism for getting too involved with movies so I try to keep away from any events relating to the film industry. But I can’t let go of my love for cinema and all you wonderful people who are just like my extended family. I will continue to encourage movies just like I did in the past ”, reminding everyone of the recent cut town in tax rates for movie titles.
The movie is gearing for an April release. The cast includes Prashanth doing double duty as ‘Ponnar’ and ‘Shankar’ . Sneha, Napoleon, Khushboo, Prakash Raj , Jayaram, Vadivelu among others will make their valuable contributions too. The movie has 4 major battles which were shot by erecting some big sets earlier and included 30000 soldiers along with 3000 horses. All the gold used in the movie has been sponsored by Joy Alukkas.
Big records already set; we have something interesting in store this April.
Ponnar Shankar Audio Launch Stills