Reliable sources in the industry say that the shoot of Mani Ratnam's epic period action drama 'Ponniyin Selvan' will begin next month in Thailand. We hear that Ratnam and his technical crew will camp in Thailand from December first week and by the second week, they will kick start the shoot.
To be produced by Mani Ratnam's Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions, the film will have an ensemble of actors including Vikram, 'Jayam' Ravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai, Keerthy Suresh, Mohan Babu, Ashwin, and Adhi.
Ravi Varman will be cranking the camera for the film, AR Rahman will be composing the music and if all goes well, Vairamuthu is likely to pen the lyrics. Based on Kalki's famous novel 'Ponniyin Selvan', the film will be released in two parts.