Mani Ratnam is making his next film in Tamil after ‘Raavanan’, that was released last year.Gautham Karthik’s son is making his debut in this film. But Mani Ratnam is still searching for a heroine. “Gautham has given a screen test and Mani is thoroughly impressed with Gautham’s looks and acting skills. The film is a love story set in a different backdrop a source said.
Popular writer Jeyamohan is said to have narrated a one-liner to Mani Ratnam while they were planning to make Kalki’s novel Ponniyin Selvan and Mani Ratnam is seemed to have like it. Actually Mani Ratnam was to Ponniyin Selvan but due to unknown reasons that film did not take off.
The film is still untitled and has music by Mani Ratnam’s usual composer A.R Rahman. Also sources reveal that Mani Ratnam may cast either Kamal Hassan’s younger daughter Akshara Hassan, or R Parthipan’s daughter Keerthana Parthiban or Radha’s younger daughter Thulasi as the film’s heroine.