The shooting of Mani Ratnam’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ resumed recently in Hyderabad at Ramoji Film City. While Karthi, Jayam Ravi and Trisha were reported to be a part of this schedule, the latest to join the sets is actor-director Parthiepan, who was last seen in Jyotika-starrer ‘Ponmagal Vandhal’.
Produced by Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies, Ponniyin Selvan also boasts an ensemble of actors including Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Trisha, Aishwarya Rai, Sarathkumar, Rahman, and Aishwarya Lekshmi. Chiyaan Vikram will reportedly essay Aditya Karikalan while Karthi will play Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan, Jayam Ravi will portray Raja Raja Chola I, actress Keerthy Suresh will feature as Kundavai, Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai as Nandini and Tollywood actor Mohan Babu will reportedly step into the shoes of Periya Pazhuvettarayar.
Actor Mohan Ram, who is also part of cast has joined the sets yesterday. Mohan Raman, who is usually clean shaven has been sporting a fully grown beard for the film for the past year or so.
The film is produced by Lycaa Productions and will have AR Rahman scoring music for the film. The dialogues are written by Jayamohan, with Thotta Tharani and Wasiq Khan as the production designers. Brinda is the choreographer.