, the maverick director has been getting ready to launch his next movie, Ponniyin Selvan, the mega movie. It will be the high budgeted Tamil movie, ever made. It will be produced by Madras Talkies in association with Lyca Productions. “
A R Rahman
” will compose in the music and
is the cinematographer. The stunt choreography is by
. Recently Mani Ratnam went to Thailand to scout the locations for Ponniyin Selvan. As there are some Chozha temples around Thailand and Indonesia director has preferred shooting the movie in those locations. Along with him, Sham Kaushal went to finalize the locations.
As they both have been in Thailand and Indonesia, it is confirmed that the director has planned to shoot the action sequences there. The movie has the star cast of
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
, who had been roped in for this movie had opted out of the project due to some personal reasons.