Having great expectation on the dream project which Mani Ratnam was always ready to make an epic story on screens, there was a speculation spreading out to us that a huge star-studded cast of ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ includes Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Prabhu, Jayaram, Aswin Kakumanu, Kishore and others as part of the grand film.
However, Aishwarya Rai, Malayalam actor Lal and Vikram had admitted about their association in this Mani Ratnam’s film in earlier instances to media, the team seems to have started the filming in Bangkok on December 10th for ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ after picking up the right cast and crew with the bankrolling of Subaskaran’s ‘Lyca Productions’ in association with ‘Madras Talkies’.
With the musical composition of Mani Ratnam’s favorite Music Composer AR Rahman, the cinematography and editing for this epic drama are done by Ravi Varman and Sreekar Prasad respectively.
Screenplay written by Mani Ratnam and Kumaravelu, the dialogues are penned by Jayamohan.
Art Direction is done by Thotta Dharani along with Vashik Khan whereas stunts are choreographed by Sham Kaushal. Dance for this drama is choreographed by Brindha such that costume designing is done by Ekalakhani.
‘Nerkonda Paarvai’ actor is on board for Mani Ratnam’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan’!
Bankrolled under the banner of ‘Lyca Productions’ in association with ‘Madras Talkies’, the making of director Mani Ratnam’s dream film ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ has started off successfully in the locations of Bangkok recently.
However, the grand epic drama’s cast involves Karthi, Vikram, ‘Jayam’ Ravi, Vikram Prabhu, Rahman, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aishwarya Rajesh, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Lal, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Ashwin Kakamanu, Prabhu, Kishore and many others in the important roles, it has been speculated in Kollywood that ‘Nerkondai Paarvai’ fame Arjun Chidambaram who is also lastly seen in a cop character in Gautham Vasudev Menon’s ‘Enai Noki Paayum Thotta’, is involved among this cast for playing a crucial role. Yet, the official announcement on Arjun’s involvement is expected to be made by the team.