We hear that Mani Ratnam is trying his best to release the first part of his magnum opus period action drama 'Ponniyin Selvan' this year. Ratnam plans to release the first part this year so that he can release the second part in the first half of 2021.
Sources say that the shoot of the film will be wrapped up this year. Depends on the post-production, especially CG works, the release dates will be fixed.
Produced by Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions, the film has an ensemble of actors including Karthi, 'Jayam' Ravi, Vikram, Vikram Prabhu, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Jayaram, Sarathkumar, Ashwin, Aishwarya Lekshmi, and Mohan Raman.
Ravi Varman is cranking the camera for the film and AR Rahman is composing the music.