Bollywood and Tollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan took to her Instagram handle and dropped the first look of Mani Ratnam’s upcoming, two-part period drama ‘Ponniyin Selvan’. In the movie will see Karthi along with Aishwarya on the big screens.
Sharing the first poster of her film Ponniyin Selvan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wrote, “The Golden Era comes to Life Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan ?PS1.” In the poster, a sword & shield can be seen with a fire stripe piercing through the shield in the centre.
Ponniyin Selvan is a Tamil period drama, written, directed and co-produced by Mani Ratnam along with Allirajah Subaskaran under Lyca Productions. Elango Kumaravel and B. Jeyamohan have co-written the film with Mani Ratnam. Music will be composed by AR Rahman for this film.
The historical drama ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ features Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Jayaram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Trisha in lead roles, while Vikram Prabhu, Prabhu, and Aishwarya Lekshmi appear in supporting roles.
Ponniyin Selvan is an adaptation of Kalki Krishnamurthy’s historical period based fictional novel of the same name.