After delivering a huge flop with Kaatru Veliyidai, filmmaker Mani Ratnam tasted success with him multi-starrer gangster film Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. The film is hailed as one of the biggest hits in Kollywood in 2018.
Rumour has it that the legendary director has already started working on his upcoming film. It is speculated that this film will be an adaptation to literary novel Ponniyin Selvan.
Earlier, it was reported that Vijay, Vikram, Simbu and Jayam Ravi were in consideration to play pivotal roles. Now, it is said that the maker has finalised Vikram to play one of the lead roles.
It is said that this film might take off sometime in 2020. It has been a long time dream of Mani Ratnam to do a film based on Ponniyin Selvan. Several attempts made by him have failed in the past.
Let’s wait for an official confirmation on the same.