Maniratnam reveals the roles of the star cast for his project Ponniyin Selvan
Maniratnam who had given thumping come back with the movie Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. After many years he had helmed huge multi-starrer. Arvind Swamy, Vijay Sethupathi, Arun Vijay, Simbu, Jyothika, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aishwarya Rajesh played the main roles in this movie. Maniratnam to again helm huge multi-starrer with his next project.
This time he is coming up with a historical subject, his ambitious project the very announcement of the project created waves in Tamil industry. Ponniyin Selvan written by Kalki will be adapted by Maniratnam who will also produce this mega project along with Lyca Productions. He is currently too busy with pre-production of Ponniyin Selvan. Maniratnam working very hard for this movie, lot of pre-production involved in this and the shooting to begin in the last leg of the year. Latest update is that the roles of the star cast were revealed by the makers.
Jayam Ravi to play the role of Arulmozhi Varman, Keerthy Suresh will be seen as Kunthavai Naachiyaar the lady lead. Chiyaan Vikram in the role of Aditya Karikalan and Karthi as Vanthiya Devan who are the most powerful roles in the novel. Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in the role of Sundara Chozhar, Telugu veteran actor Mohan Babu was roped in to play Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar. Ever beautiful Aishwarya Rai to be seen as Nandhini who will be seen in multiple get-ups the interesting news that this role has villainy shades.
The first look of all principal characters will be unveiled on April 14th on the eve of Tamil New Year day.