The newest buzz is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has joined the units of director Mani Ratnam’s upcoming magnum opus, Ponniyin Selvan. Final week, the manufacturing of the interval fantasy drama started after the Tamil Nadu authorities relaxed the lockdown restrictions, paving the best way for the resumption of the movie shootings.
Ponniyin Selvan filming is happening at a brisk tempo at a set in Pondicherry. Earlier than the second wave of the coronavirus interrupted the manufacturing, the filmmakers had shot about 75 per cent of the movie. The remainder of the shoot will likely be accomplished in about 50 days. It’s mentioned Mani Ratnam has deliberate to wrap up the shoot by the top of August.
Ponniyin Selvan marks Aishwarya’s fourth collaboration with Mani Ratnam. The actor-director duo has labored in Iruvar, Guru and Raavanan prior to now. All of their earlier movies have been milestones in cinema historical past.
Aishwarya had earlier shared a brand new title poster of Ponniyin Selvan. “The Golden Period involves Life Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan PS1 (sic),” she wrote on her Instagram web page, revealing that the costume drama will likely be launched in two components.
The primary movie of the sequence will open in cinemas subsequent yr.
Ponniyin Selvan is director Mani Ratnam‘s most bold film but. The movie relies on iconic author Kalki Krishnamurthy’s historic fiction novel of the identical title. Set within the backdrop of Chola Dynasty, the epic novel has been tailored for the massive display screen by Ratnam together with author B. Jeyamohan, who has penned dialogues for the film.
Ratnam has put collectively an all-star forged to match the dimensions, scale and scope that the novel represents. Moreover Aishwarya Rai, the movie additionally boasts of Vikram, Trisha, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Lal, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Vikram Prabhu, Prabhu, Ashwin Kakumanu, Kishore and Aishwarya Lekshmi amongst others.