WATCH: Maniam Selven Talks About His Father Maniam’s Art For Kalki’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan’

“From an artist’s point of view, the narration by Maniam Selvan, describes the varied attributes of the characters such as gait, appearance, hair styles, costumes, body language, facial expressions and compositions to name a few.Ponniyin Selvan is also most famous for artist Maniam’s iconic art that lent the characters great depth and fandom.

Trisha Joins The Cast Of Mani Ratnam’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan’

Recently, actor Lal confirmed on social media that he will be a part of director Mani Ratnam’s adaptation of Kalki’s Ponniyin Selvan along with several others like Amitabh Bachchan, Karthi, Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai. Now, sources close to the production have confirmed that actress Trisha Krishnan has also been roped in for the magnum opus though an official announcement is yet to be made. This will be the second association of the actor and director after Ayitha Ezhuthu (2004).

Ponniyin Selvan 2D Trailer Launch Photos

Report by Janani K After waiting for nearly two hours at RKV Studios, the trailer launch of Ponniyin Selvan finally began with Thamizh Thaai Vaazhthu earlier this afternoon. The teaser, though, was nothing short of excellent, so we quite forgave the delay. While it brimmed with vibrant cultural and traditional motifs of the Chola dynasty, we also felt that it lacked continuity. But again, […]

Ponniyin Selvan to be Made in 2D

Ponniyin Selvan, one of the most read Tamil novels, will be made as a 2D animation film. At a press meet that was held today, director Karthikeyan said that the team has begun the spadework to present Kalki’s novel in animation. “We have handpicked talented animation artistes across India. As an animation specialist myself, I understand how difficult it is to make Ponniyin Selvan a feature film. Even to make Vandhiya Devan’s (the protagonist) hair move in the air, we should visualise and execute it flawlessly,” said Karthikeyan.

Themis Vanessa Speaks on Design, Creativity and Her Evolving Relationship with Cinema

Fresh out of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai, Themis began her career in 2015 when she worked on the costumes for the Tamil film Remo as a freelancer. “A lot of people, even within the industry think that we are jobless and that costumes are easy,” says 27-year-old costume designer Themis Vanessa.

Sulthan Enters Final Leg of Production, Actors Start Dubbing

The makers of Sulthan, starring actors Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna, announced on Friday that the film is in its final leg of production and the dubbing has commenced.
Speaking to Silverscreen India, the producer of the film SR Prabhu said: “The film is a family drama and will have a lot of action. It will be a good entertainer. This film is going to be a celebration. We hope it brings back the audiences to the theatres.”

Karthik Subbaraj Announces His Next, ‘Chiyaan 60’; Dhruv Vikram To Play A Pivotal Role

Director-producer Karthik Subbaraj who is gearing up for the release of his Jagame Thandhiram, has announced his next on Monday evening. The Pizza director will be associating with Vikram, in a first, for the actor’s 60th film tentatively titled Chiyaan 60. Dhruv Vikram, the son of the actor will also be playing an important role in the film joining with his father for the first time. While reports of the same had surfaced earlier, the official confirmation is out now.