Anushka steps into the shoes of Nayanthara for Maniratnam's directorial?
Maniratnam's last film Chekka Chivantha Vaanam which was released last year attained stupendous success at the box office which relieved him, as he was in a streak of flops. Now he is all set to direct his most ambitious project Ponniyin Selvan. He already started pre-production for the film as it is set in historical times lots of table work will be involved.
Kalki Krishnamurthy author of the book Ponniyin Selvan, this is being adapted for film version by Maniratnam with the same title. Mani sir producing this project under his home banner Madras Talkies. Chiyaan Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Amitabh Bachchan, Keerthy Suresh, Aishwarya Rai and Sathyaraj playing the main roles in this movie. Makers also came up with the characters of each cast they will be playing in the movie.
Earlier they had reported that Nayanthara will be part of this mighty subject for an important role. She was selected for Poonguzhali role which is said to be a pivotal character in this movie, the twist element is associated with this character. Now the rumors are rife that Anushka to step into the shoes of Nayan in Ponniyin Selvan. Anushka lastly seen in Bhagamathi after her Baahubali series. Currently, she is inactive not yet confirmed any project. For trivia, Anushka was cast initially when Maniratnam had announced the same project a few years ago.