Veteran director Mani Ratnam is all set to direct an epic period action drama titled as 'Ponniyin Selvan' which is going to be the biggest high budget multi starrer movie. The director has been working on the script for a long time now, and he wanted to bring the project to life with a huge star cast.
As per the latest reports, Mani Ratnam along with his technical team is currently in Thailand and is searching for some beautiful locations for the film shooting.
Mani Ratnam, along with Sham Kaushal, is busy with the location hunt. They are planning to kick start the fire of this much-awaited movie next month. Star actors like Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Keerthy Suresh, Mohan Babu, Aadi, etc. are playing crucial roles in the film.
Mani Ratnam's Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions are bankrolling this high budget project. Oscar-winner AR Rahman is on board to compose tunes for this film. The movie will get released in two parts. The regular shoot of the film will start in the coming year.