Ponniyin Selvan 1 review: Aishwarya Rai, Jayam Ravi shine brighter in this Mani Ratnam movie

Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan 1 achieved a lot and did little damage with its style.

The book is better,” says every reader, who has been subjected to a movie or a show based on something they have read, and worse, loved.

Nevertheless, the film has moments of drama at frequent intervals and they make up for the downfall.

Mani Ratnam who with Ponniyin once again never failed to score big on his strong point.

The film stars a galaxy of stars including Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,

Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jairam, Aishwarya Lakshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala and Prabhu.