Director Mani Ratnam is releasing the look of the cast of Ponnyan Selvan one by one. After releasing the first look of Jayam Ravi today, the makers have released the teaser of the film. The teaser of this Pan India film by Mani Ratnam has been launched by Amitabh Bachchan, Mahesh Babu, Suriya, Mohanlal and Rakshit Shetty. Seeing these five veteran actors of the Indian film industry on the same stage for a film, only one question is arising in the minds of people that what is so special about this film for which Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada industries Promoting Superstars. Let us give you the answer of this question.
Aishwarya will be seen in double role!
According to media reports, Aishwarya can be seen in a double role in this film. Yes, if reports are to be believed, she will be seen playing the role of both Rani Nandini of Pazhuvoor and her mother Mandakini Devi in this Mani Ratnam’s film. However, no official announcement has been made from the makers yet. The makers have introduced Aishwarya only in the role of Rani Nandini.
Country’s third most expensive film
According to reports, Ponnian Selvan is being made in a budget of around Rs 500 crore. If we talk about the most expensive film of the country so far, then the name of the film ‘2.0’, which came in 2018 at the top of this list, had a budget of Rs 575 crores. On the other hand, Entertainment is the name of Rajamouli-directed ‘RRR’ at number two, which had a budget of Rs 500 crore. In this sense, it is the third most expensive film in India.
Mani Ratnam brought the first pan India film in 1992
Let us tell you that the era of Pan India film has not started with Bahubali, Pushpa or KGF. It started 30 years ago from today. Yes, Ponnyan Selvan director Mani Ratnam made his pan India debut in 1992 with his film Roja.
Is the story of ‘Ponniyan Selvan’ true?
The Mani Ratnam film is based on the story of the 1955 novel ‘Ponniyan Selvan’ by South writer Kalki Krishnamurthy. The story of this Aishwarya Rai film will be seen revolving around the 10th century. It will depict the story of Ponnian Selvan, son of river Kaveri, becoming one of the greatest rulers of Indian history, Rajaraja Chola. Let us tell you that Mani Ratnam has been working on this project for the last 28 years.