Mani Ratnam’s next gets another star

Ponniyin Selvan

Maverick director Mani Ratnam is all set to launch his historical magnum opus, Ponniyin Selvan based on the life of Raja Raja Chozha dynasty. A small chapter of his life has already been captured in Sri Raghava’s film Yuganiki Okkadu. Topmost stars like Vikram, Vijay Sethupathi and Jayam Ravi are already finalized to play key roles. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Ex-Miss World Aishwarya Bachchan have also been approached for important roles.

Latest reports reveal that Karthi also has been signed to play a crucial role in this historical period drama. Karthi has previously worked with Mani Ratnam for Cheliyaa which went unnoticed. Collection King Mohan Babu also seems to be a part of this mammoth project. The film will be made on a huge scale in various languages. The project will start its shoot in 2020.

More details awaited

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