Mani Ratnam, the maverick director, who has been basking in the success of his
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, is getting ready for his next. He is said to have taken his dream project, Ponniyin Selvan on his hands. Earlier, it was said that Mani Ratnam approached “
Vijay” to play the lead role. As Vijay is said to have denied doing the historical film, which is also a multi-starrer, Vijay Sethupathi has been roped in. But, the role of Vijay Sethupathi is not yet revealed.
It is also said that
Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter-in-law,
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are on board. The latest information is that “
Nani” has been added to the cast and talks are going on with
Dulquer Salmaan. Dulquer had already played in “
O Kadhal Kanmani” under Mani Ratnam’s direction. Do visit this space for more updates!