Maverick filmmaker Mani Ratnam along with his writers Siva Anand and Kumaravel has almost finished the script of the magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan. Sources say that by the end of this week, the script work will be done and then, Ratnam is planning to invite all his actors for a script reading session.
To be produced by Lyca, the film boasts an ensemble of actors including Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai, Keerthy Suresh, Amala Paul, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sathyaraj, and Mohanlal.
AR Rahman will be composing the music for the film and Ravi Varman is likely to crank the camera. Ponniyin Selvan is likely to go on floors by the end of this year.