Maverick filmmaker Mani Ratnam has resumed the shoot of his magnum opus 'Ponniyin Selvan' in Pondicherry. A grand palace set has been erected for the second schedule and 'Jayam' Ravi has joined the team.
The first schedule of the film was held in Thailand with the presence of 'Jayam' Ravi, Karthi, Vikram, Vikram Prabhu, and Jayaram.Ponniyin Selvan also has Trisha, Aishwarya Rai, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Lal, Sarathkumar, Ashwin and Mohan Raman in the pipeline.
Produced by Mani Ratnam's Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions, AR Rahman is composing the music for the film and Ravi Varman cranks the camera. Based on Kalki's novel, the film will be released in two parts.
We hear that Ratnam is planning to complete the entire shoot of the film this year but the release plan is yet to be locked.