Mani Ratnam’s upcoming film ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ has been making rounds on the Internet for quite some time now.
The magnum opus film features versatile personalities across the film industry. As such, fans already set their expectations at the peak.
The latest news is that an image has been making rounds on the Internet which includes the list of the character names of the ‘Ponniyin Selvan’. And you know fans are how quick at catching such information.
Check out the list which has been trending on social media.
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Check out the Cast and Characters of Mani Ratnam’s upcoming Tamil Film ‘Ponniyin Selvan’
As such, fans took no time in checking the details to find out which favorite star of theirs is playing what character in Mani Ratnam’s epic historical drama film.
We are here to tell you about these actors and their roles in the film. Going by the list, Amitabh Bachchan has been replaced by Prakash Raj who will be portraying the character of Sundara Chozhar.
Karthi,Vikram,Jeyaram roles are perfect..
Kundhavai needs to be more strong, Sundara chozha needs to be more handsome, moustache of Periya pazhuvettarayar should be iconic..
And where is darling "manimegalai"😍.
Sorry these aren't complaints. But Kalki's version. pic.twitter.com/8DzRkpdvXq
— Benil Krish (@BenilKrish) August 4, 2021
Vikram will be taking the role of Aditya Karikalan whereas Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will play the roles of Nandini and Mandakini.
Check out Vikram’s look below:
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Have a look at the character of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film.
— Naganathan (@Nn84Naganatha) August 4, 2021
Also, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, and Aishwarya Lekshmi will be portraying the characters of Arulmozhi Varman, Vandhiyathevan, and Poonguzhali respectively.
Trisha will be portraying the Chola princess Kundhavi. Have a look at the gorgeous princess look of Trisha:
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Sarath Kumar will be seen as taking up the character of Periya Paluvetarayar and Parthiban will be seen as his brother Chinna Paluvetarayar.
Find below the look of your favorite Karthi playing the character of Vandhiyathevan:
— Karthi Veriyan (@karthi_fan_) August 4, 2021
Ponniyin Selvan – Plot and Release details
Ponniyin Selvan is written and directed by Mani Ratnam. The film is co-produced by Mani Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under their respective banners Madras Talkies and Lyca Productions.
The main cast of the film includes Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Jayam Ravi, and Aishwarya Lekshmi. Prabhu, Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, and Sobhita Dhulipala will be seen in supporting roles.
A. R. Rahman is the music composer for this highly anticipated film. Ravi Varman is the cinematographer whereas editing is done by A. Sreekar Prasad.
Plot of Ponniyin Selvan
Ponniyin Selvan is based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel with the same title. The movie is set in the 10th and 11th centuries which shows the tale of Arulmozhivarman, one of the kings of the Chola dynasty. The budget of this highly anticipated film is said to be around ₹700 crores.
Ponniyin Selvan is expected to hit the theatres earlier in next year (2022).