Mani Ratnam is directing the movie ‘Ponniyim Selvan‘ in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, and Malayalam. It is said that Vikram, Karthi, Jayaram, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Raghuman, Jayan Ravi, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, and Aishwarya Lakshmi are said to be in the cast.
The cast and crew of the movie are currently officially released. The list also includes the names of Sarathkumar, Kishore and Aswin Kakamuni. It seems that Sarathkumar will be playing the role of a great villain. Parthiban, Sathyaraj, and Keerthi Suresh are reportedly away from the film. Keerthi Suresh has been signed for the new movie starring Rajinikanth. Vikram as the dominant Karikalan, Karthi as Vandiyadeva, Jayamravi as Arulogyavarman and Aishwarya Rai as Nandini. The names of the professional artists working in the film have also been released.
The screenplay was written by Maniratnam and Kumaravel. Jayamohan writes the verse. AR Rahman makes music. Ravivarman does the cinematography. Subhashkaran and Mani Ratnam co-produce. They take two parts at a cost of Rs 800 crore. Mani Ratnam has been selected as a forest shooting site in Thailand. Ponni Selvan’s shooting in Bangkok has started. There is a shooting going on for 40 days.