Actor Prakash Raj has joined the cast of director Mani Ratnam’s upcoming multilingual historical drama Ponniyin Selvan on Thursday. Raj tweeted to say that he was reflecting on his journey with Mani Ratnam, which began 25 years ago with the film Iruvar.
Director Ajay Pratheeb is all set to adapt Ponniyin Selvan, the classic Tamil novel written by Amarar Kalki Krishnamoorthy, into a nine season-series titled Chiranjeevi 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.
The first look of Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus based on Kalki’s classic Ponniyin Selvan is out now.
This morning The Indian Express reported that sources had confirmed to the newspaper that Vairamuthu has been dropped from Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus 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).
Actress Nayanthara may be part of director Mani Ratnam’s big-budget film adaptation of Ponniyin Selvan, the historical novel by Kalki. Shoot for the film is likely to begin early next year.
Actor Vikram has joined the cast of director Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan adaptation. The mega-budget film is likely to begin shoot from early next year.
Actress Amala Paul may be on board for Ponniyin Selvan, Mani Ratnam’s ambitious project which is in pre-production stages currently. The film is based on Kalki’s novel of the same name, and reportedly already has Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Vijay Sethupathi and Jayam Ravi in important roles.
Amid speculation that director Mani Ratnam is to revive his ambitious Ponniyin Selvan, news is doing the rounds that actor Karthi will be part of the star cast.
Adding to speculations about Mani Ratnam directing a Vijay-starrer film, there are now reports that the director has revived his ambitious film Ponniyin Selvan, with a huge star cast.
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, 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.
Malayalam actor Jayram is reportedly in talks for an important role in director Mani Ratnam’s big budget film based on Kalki’s novel Ponniyan Selvan.
Aishwarya Rai may star in Ponniyan Selvan – director Mani Ratnam’s ambitious project which he is believed to have revived. Reports say that she has been approached to play the role of Nandhini, one of the central characters in the book written by Kalki.
The film was reportedly planned as a Mani Ratnam directorial, but he couldn’t take it up because of his commitment to the Ponniyin Selvan adaptation which he is currently working on. Ponniyin Selvan reportedly stars Jayam Ravi, Karthi Sivakumar, Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, Trisha, Lal, Ashwin Kakumanu, Aditi Rao Hydari, and others.
Jayam Ravi, the actor who was last seen in the Tamil action drama Bhoomi, will be collaborating with film writer Antony Bhagyaraj for an upcoming project, sources close to the film unit confirmed to Silverscreen India on Wednesday.
Director Karthik Subbaraj announced on Twitter on Wednesday that his upcoming film starring Chiyaan Vikram and his son Dhruv Vikram has started shooting. The director also announced that the latest person to join this film was music director Santhosh Narayanan.
Jayam Ravi’s 25th film, Bhoomi, will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar during Pongal, on January 14, 2021. Ravi tweeted out a press release on Thursday to say that the makers of Bhoomi had planned to release the film in theatres, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, had opted for an OTT release.
Actor Karthi is set to star in PS Mithran’s next directorial venture, the director announced on social media on Saturday.
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.
The makers of the upcoming film Sulthan starring Karthi released the official poster of the film on Monday. The poster features the actor in formal attire and holding a whip, as a crowd watches him from behind.
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.”
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.