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It Is Great To Work With Mani Ratnam After 32 Years,” Babu Antony Opens Up About Acting In The Film Ponniyin Selvan.

Actor Babu Antony talks about acting in the new Mani Ratnam film Ponniyin Selvan.
by Xappie Desk | September 22, 2022 17:37 IST
It Is Great To Work With Mani Ratnam After 32 Years,” Babu Antony Opens Up About Acting In The Film Ponniyin Selvan.

Actor Babu Antony talks about being lucky enough to act in a Mani Ratnam film again after 32 years. Babu Antony talked about acting in the new film "Ponniyin Selvan." Babu Antony earlier acted in Mani Ratnam's film Anjali.

 
“Bharathetan introduced me to films. However, Mani Ratnam sir and Fazil sir remain as teachers in my mind. It is good to work with them. I’ve worked with Mani Sir in the movie Anjali 32 years ago. After that, I was waiting to do a film with him. This movie is a great experience. Be it the story, be it the character, be it the actors in it, I can't say enough about them,” said Babu Antony.
 
He is waiting for the movie. Babu Antony said at the press meet held in Chennai that he is confident that everyone will enjoy this film for sure. Anjali is a 1990 film. Ponniyin Selvan is releasing on September 30.
 
The film Ponniyin Selvan is directed by Mani Ratnam. The film is based on the Tamil novel titled as Ponniyin Selvan written by Kalki Krishnamurthy. The novel tells the story of the mighty Arulmozhivarman who later became the great Chola emperor Rajaraja Chola. Ponniyin Selvan is also the highest budget film in India. The budget of the film is 500 crores.
 
The film Ponniyin Selvan will feature a star cast including Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Thrisha, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Lekshmi and Ashwin Kakumanu. Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies along with Subashkaran under the banner of Lyca productions, produces the film. A R Rahman composes Ponniyin Selvan’s score and soundtracks. Popular cinematographer Ravi Varman and editor Sreekar Prasad, who have before worked with Mani Ratnam handles their roles.


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