There was a buzz of late that leading production house, Lyca Productions, is in a dilemma whether to bankroll Kamal Haasan and Shankar’s prestigious sequel to Indian. It was also reported that top Bollywood production house Reliance Entertainment may either join hands with Lyca or take over the project entirely.
Now, the latest buzz states that Lyca Productions may also be backing out of legendary director Mani Ratnam’s historical magnum opus, Ponniyin Selvan.
Even Mani, who was planning to co-produce this ambitious epic with Lyca, is rumored to have approached Reliance Entertainment to jointly produce Ponniyin Selvan along with his Madras Talkies banner. A few are to be awaited to know weeks to know if these speculations hold any truth.