Mani Ratnam, the maverick director, was last seen directing
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam with
Arun Vijay, “
Prakash Raj and “
Jayasudha.” Now the director is getting ready for his next movie Ponniyin Selvan. The latest news is that Siva Anand who scripted Chekka Chivantha Vaanam will be co-scripting Ponniyin Selvan along with Mani Ratnam. Siva Anand not only penned CCV, but also played in the movie as Jyothika’s father.
The additional information is that along with Siva Anand and Mani Ratnam, the talented
Elango Kumaravel, the iconic actor in the films directed by
Radha Mohan, writes the screenplay. The movie will be produced by why Jio studios along with Madras Talkies. Ponniyin Selvan will have the star cast of
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,
Keerthy Suresh, “
Mohan Babu and
Amala Paul. After completing the script works, the film is expected to start the shooting in 2020.