Ace director Mani Ratnam, who scored hit with his last film, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam(Nawab in Telugu) is gearing up for his next. Titled Ponniyin Selvan, the film is said to be an ambitious project of the director and based on Tamil author Kalki’s Ponniyin Selvan.
Mani Ratnam has already roped in heavy star cast like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Mohan Babu, Nayanthara, Keerthy Suresh, Jayaram and several other stars from various industries. Being projected as a historical magnum opus, This movie is to be canned on a massive budget.
Now, the latest news is that master music composer AR Rahman will be composing the music for this prestigious project which is expected to release in two parts. The film’s regular shooting will kick-start from this year-end.