Actor and director Parthiepan has joined the sets of Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan. The Naanum Rowdy Dhaan villain wrote that he plays a brief role in the film and getting ready for the shoot . Parthiepan also said that he is planning to soon start his directorial film Iravin Nizhal.
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.
Mohan Ram who also plays an important role in the film tweeted that he is boarding a flight to Hyderabad for the shoot of Ponniyin Selvan.
AR Rahman is composing the music for the period action drama and Ravi Varman cranks the camera.