Mani Ratnam‘s most ambitious movie Ponniyin Selvan is based on iconic writer Kalki Krishnamurthy’s historical fiction novel of the same name. Set in the backdrop of the Chola Dynasty, the epic novel has been adapted for the big screen by Mani Ratnam. The film stars Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Trisha, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Lal, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Vikram Prabhu, Prabhu, Ashwin Kakumanu, Kishore, and Aishwarya Lekshmi among others.
Karthi confirmed that his upcoming period drama Ponniyin Selvan will be released in two parts. And the first part of the epic fantasy drama will hit screens next year. “The golden era comes to life!” he tweeted while sharing a poster of the film.