Mystery Surrounds Disappearance of Famed Arctic Explorer

 In a shocking turn of events, renowned Arctic explorer Dr. Amelia Lee has disappeared without a trace during her latest expedition. Dr. Lee had been conducting research on the effects of climate change on Arctic wildlife when she suddenly vanished. Despite an extensive search effort by her team and local authorities, no sign of Dr. Lee has been found. Her disappearance has sparked widespread concern among the scientific community and those who followed her work closely. Dr. Lee's family and colleagues are left with more questions than answers, as the circumstances of her disappearance remain unclear. Some speculate that foul play may be involved, while others suggest that the harsh Arctic conditions may have played a role. As the search for Dr. Lee continues, people around the world are anxiously awaiting any updates on her whereabouts. Her disappearance has become a trending topic on social media, with many expressing their admiration for her pioneering work in Arctic research. T

Ponniyin Selvan I box office day 1 collection: ₹80 cr

 PONNIE SELVAN I box office: Mani Ratnam's historical drama, starring Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, and Karthi, had this year's greatest opening day for a Tamil movie.

Ponniyin Selvan I, an enthralling historical drama from Mani Ratnam, finally debuted in theatres on Friday. The film, according to the producers, opened to a worldwide total of almost 80 crore. This places the movie ahead of Vikram and Valimai in terms of best opening weekend internationally for a Tamil movie this year. Also read: Ponniyin Selvan I box office forecast: Mani Ratnam movie expected to debut to 60 crore

Early projections indicate that the Tamil Nadu version of the movie brought in about 20 crore net, while the Hindi version brought in about 2 crore. For a total pan-India first day nett collection of 40 crore, its Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada versions have brought in an extra 16–18 crore in the remainder of the nation. The film's total worldwide box office receipts are Rs. 47 crore.

The movie also performed exceptionally well abroad, earning over 30 crore in foreign sales, bringing its global day one revenue to 80 crore. The amount makes PS1 the best-opening Tamil movie of the year, easily surpassing Vikram (54 crore) and Valimai (50 crore) by Kamal Haasan and Ajith, respectively. Trade analysts forecast that the movie will make more than 200 crores worldwide in just its first weekend.

Based on the 1955 book of the same name by Kalki Krishnamurthy, Ponniyin Selvan I narrates a fictionalised account of the early years of Arulmozhivarman (Ponniyin Selvan), who would later become Chola Emperor Rajaraja I. (947–1014). The second portion of the movie will be released the following year.

In addition to Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha Krishnan, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prakash Raj, and Sobhita Dulipala, Jayam Ravi plays the title character in the movie. The movie debuted to rave reviews from critics, who singled out Mani Ratnam's direction, Aishwarya Rai's acting, and AR Rahman's score.