Mani Ratnam is all set to explore OTT platforms for his next directorial project. According to recent media reports, Mani Ratnam’s web series will be directed by nine different directors. The series will be produced under the banner of Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies.
The reports further suggest that the title of the web series is Navarasa which will have 9 episodes and each will be directed by different directors and one of them being Mani Ratnam. Gautham Memon, Aravind Swami, and Bejoy Nambiar’s names have been reportedly added to the ensemble list of directors who will be a part of his web series. The names of other directors have not been revealed officially yet.
Ponniyin Selvan which is an adaptation of Kalki Krishnamurthy’s period fictional novel of the same name is a historical drama movie helmed and written by Mani Ratnam. The movie will be produced under the banner of Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies and features an ensemble cast of big names including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Karthi, Jayan Ravi, Aditi Rao Hydari and others. The music of the movie will be reportedly composed by A.R. Rahman.