Sound studio

AR Rahman and Greg Townley complete sound mixing for Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan

Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan team has completed the film’s sound mixing. One of Hollywood’s popular sound engineers, Greg Townley, who works on the sound of Ponniyin Selvan, shared a photo from the recording studio and captioned it: “I just mixed the music for a film with AR Rahman in Atmos @arrahman.” (sic).” Rahman is currently in the United States for a 15-day tour. He has shared regular updates on the gig and recently shared that he is also working on Vikram’s Cobra.

Only recently the first single from the movie Ponni Nadhi was released and the song has already become a chart hit. The song is said to be a tribute to the Cholas when Vanthiyathevan enters the history of Cholas. The lyrics of the song are by newcomer Ilango Krishnan and were sung by none other than AR Rahman. It is said that the next single could be released in the thirst week of August.

The star cast of the film includes Vikram as Aditya Karikalan, Jayam Ravi as Arunmozhivarman, Karthi as Vallavarayan Vanthiyathevan, Trisha as Kundavai, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Nandini. The supporting cast includes Prakash Raj, Parthiban, Sarathkumar, Rahman, Jayaram, Vikram Prabhu and Aishwarya Lekshmi.

Ponniyin Selvan is Mani Ratnam’s dream project and is based on the novel of the same name by Kalki Krishnamurthy. The film is divided into two parts and the first part is scheduled for an all-India release on September 30. The film will be released in five languages, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Karthi had recently revealed during the single launch that filming for both parts was completed in 120 days. Photography by Ravi Varman, editing by Sreekar Prasad and art direction by Thota Tharrani. Ponniyin Selvan is said to be one of the biggest releases in Tamil this year.