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Ponniyin Selvan is set to be a movie of epic proportions as it stars Aishwarya Rai, Vikram, Trisha, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Lal, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Vikram Prabhu, Prabhu, Ashwin Kakumanu, Kishore and Aishwarya Lekshmi.
Ponniyin Selvan is director Mani Ratnam‘s most ambitious movie yet.
The film 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 Ratnam along with writer B. Jeyamohan, who has penned dialogues for the movie.
Ratnam has put together an all-star cast to match the size, scale and scope that the novel represents.
Actor Karthi recently revealed that Ponniyin Selvan will be released in two parts. And the first part of the epic fantasy drama will hit screens next year.
The five-volume novel, Ponniyin Selvan, narrates the story of Arulmozhi Varman, who eventually became Raja Raja Chola I. The king built the beautiful Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur,India, one of the largest temples in India.
It is said that a major part of the film’s cost is being used to recreate majestic temples.
Oscar-winner AR Rahman will be taking care of the film’s score, while Ravi Varman is handling the camera.
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