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Maverick director Mani Ratnam is now coming up with his dream project, Ponniyin Selvan. The film, which is a historical drama, will be based on the life story of Raja Raja Choza dynasty is currently in its pre-production stage. This magnum opus is likely to go on sets in the earliest of 2020.
A huge star cast which includes Amitabh Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Vijay Sethupathi, Mohan Babu, Jayam Ravi, Keerthy Suresh, Aishwarya Rai, Nayanthara, etc. will be a part of the venture. The latest we hear is that as per the instructions of the director, Chiyaan Vikram, Vijay Sethupathi, Jayam Ravi and Karthi are currently busy in growing their hair and beard. As the film is a periodic one, the actors will be seen with long hair and stout physique.
AR Rahman is scoring the music for the film which is bankrolled by Lyca Productions. Stay tuned to this space for more updates on this.