'Ponniyin Selvan: I' is the first part of a two-part franchise that has been shot on a massive budget of 500 crore rupees. 

The ensemble star cast of the film includes Chiyaan Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

The film is a story that revolves around the early life of prince Arulmozhi Varman.

Who later on went on to be known as the great Raja Chozhan.

Ponniyin Selvan: 1 released today after a long wait and fans cannot keep calm!

Look at the Twitter review and reactions to Aishwarya-Vikram starrer:

Film critic Ramesh Bala shared his review on Twitter and wrote, "#PS1 [4.5/5] : 

Story and screen play have enough twists and turns that are interesting and transport to Chola Great Dynasty.. 

One of the fans tweeted, "#PonniyinSelvan1 - WOW! Firstly Superb Work Of "FICTION" from Kalki..