About this video
The opening animation for the 2022 Indian Tamil-language epic historical action drama film directed by the award-winning veteran director Mani Ratnam. The sequence introduces its primary protagonists while also setting the stage for the geo-political rivalries outside as well as inside one of the longest-ruling dynasties in world history: The Chola Empire. This historical drama from acclaimed director Mani Ratnam, adapted from Kalki Krishnamurthy's celebrated novel, stars Tamil cinema's biggest actors - Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Jayam Ravi, with a score by Oscar winner A.R. Rahman.
About Plexus Motion
Opening Animation by PLEXUS MOTION Concept & Direction: Yashoda Parthasarthy Creative Producer: Vijesh Rajan Director of Photography: Harshvir Oberai CG Supervisor: Varun Ramanna Color Grading: Sidharth Meer (Bridge PostWorks) Art Direction: Thiyagarajan S Modeling: Vijay Vikas Chaudhari, Shaswata Bhowmic, Bharathi Raja Elango, Abhijeet Ghodake, Manoj Budake, Anand Chander, Thiyagarajan S Junior Pre-visualisation Artist: Jhanvi Ambasta 3D Generalist: Devanshu Tak Lead Material Artist: Ishan Verma Lighting & Texturing: Etienne Jacques Motion Designers: Kiba Raman, Peter Chang Technical Supervision: Parthiva Chandramohan, Ranjan Kutty Associate Design Lead: Aneri Shah Editor: Chandrashekhar Parab (Magic Farm Studios) Storyboards: Thiyagarajan S Animatic: Goba Gonsalves Simulation & FX: Ekadish Solanki, Subbu Iyer Compositor: Varun S Ramanna Rendering: Raman Vyas Pipeline Management: Rajesh Menon Budgeting & Accounts: Jayesh Samudra (SHAS & Co) Secondary Characters Team (Pod8 Studios) Asset Supervisor Shikhar Sharma Production Manager Ashwini Rane Sculptors: Kapil Gunpal, Nagesh Kumar, Akash Chakraborty, Kuldeep Rawat, Sucharita Nath, Imran Raichuri Director's Cut Sound Design: Vijesh Rajan Director's Cut Music: Pete Johnson (Risian)