Rajini watches Ponnar Shankar

Updated: April 14, 2011 16:49 IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and superstars Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth watched Tamil film Ponnar Shankar recently.

Karunanidhi, Rajini, Kamal watch Ponnar Shankar
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and superstars Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth watched Tamil film Ponnar Shankar recently.
Karunanidhi, Rajini, Kamal watch Ponnar Shankar
Ponnar Shankar, which sees the return of actor Prashanth on the silver screen after a four-year-long hiatus, has been produced and directed by his father Thiyagarajan.
Karunanidhi, Rajini, Kamal watch Ponnar Shankar
The period film is an adaptation of the novel scripted by Karunanidhi.
Karunanidhi, Rajini, Kamal watch Ponnar Shankar
Karunanidhi has written the story, screenplay and dialogues for the film.
Karunanidhi, Rajini, Kamal watch Ponnar Shankar
Kamal Haasan with film's lead actor Prashanth.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
The movie was billed as an opulent historical film, planned on a mega budget.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
The story is about two brave warriors Ponnar and Shankar (both played by Prashanth) who become the rulers of Ponni Valanadu.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
The story revolves around their birth and the hardships faced by their mother Thamarai (Khushboo) and father Kundrudayan (Jayaram). The embattled family is drawn into family feuds as well.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
Ultimately, inner strength of character helps the family triumph over the dark days.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
Director Thiyagarajan has adroitly adapted a historic story onto the big screen.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
The scale of the film, such as a song involving 2000 dancers, is grand and impressive.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
Among the actors, Prashanth skillfully adapts to playing dual roles.
Review: Ponnar Shankar
Among the ensemble cast, Nasser as Mayavar is particularly impressive
Review: Ponnar Shankar
Somewhat weak performances are put out by Prashanth's lady loves played by Pooja Chopra and Divya Parameshwaran.

Last word: If you love grandeur and history, don't miss Ponnar Shankar!

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