Tamil film director Mani Ratnam’s dream project Ponniyin Selvan shooting has been postponed due to the pandemic .The cast of the movie is Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha and Prakash Raj while Aishwarya Rai will be seen in a double role.
Mani Ratnam is directing the film based on the novel ‘Ponniyin Selvan’. Recently, the film crew planned a film shoot schedule in the state of Madhya Pradesh. But due to the corona second wave the film shooting was canceled there. Then the team planned the movie shoot in Tamilnadu but now as the situation is also not good in Tamil Nadu the shoot is abruptly cancelled for now.
The Mani Ratnam team is reportedly planning to start shooting in June if conditions improve. The film is being co-produced by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies Banners. On the other hand. Mani Ratnam is launching a web series called Navarasa with nine directors and nine heroes. Each of the basic 9 emotions will be shown in each episode. Mani Ratnam is co-producing the web series with director Jayendra.
Recently a fan made poster of the actress Keerthy Suresh Ponniyin Selvan movie has gone viral. The actress was seen wearing a royal saree in the photo has become hit on the internet. The film team has released a clarification on the same saying it is not a official poster.