Ponniyin Selvan is the dream film of
. The film has
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
in the cast. The film has the cinematography by
and music by “
A R Rahman
.” LYCA Productions of
bankrolls the project in association with Madras Talkies of Mani Ratnam.
Initially, Mani Ratnam planned to make the film with
” and Karthi. Due to some reasons, the project didn’t materialize. When this was rolling around the internet for years, Mani Ratnam’s assistant “Dhanasekaran,” who directed “
confirmed it. The film had been in the process for the past one decade, stated Dhana. Jeyamohan joined Mani Ratnam, as he needed an assistant who is an expert in dealing with novels. If the movie materialized with Mahesh and Vijay, then it would have definitely become a bigger movie in the south.