There’s a huge update on Mani Ratnam’s much-awaited magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan. Mani Ratnam has now completed the shoot of the first part of his adaptation of the epic novel, which has been titled Ponniyin Selvan 1. Karthi had recently announced that he had wrapped up shooting for his portions in the film. After filming a few patchwork scenes, Mani Ratnam and his team have completed the shoot of the entire film, which stars over two dozen popular actors in the industry.
The cast includes Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Jayachithra, Rahman, Vikram Prabhu, Ashwin Kakamanu, Vijay Yesudas, Lal, Nasser, Kishore, Nihalgal Ravi, Riyaz Khan, Mohan Raman, Arjun Chidambaram, Babu Antony, Vinodhini, Balaji Sakthivel, and Parthiban. The film had gone on floors in December 2019, but the shoot had to be put on hold for nine months in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While AR Rahman is composing the music for this magnum opus.