Mani Ratnam is coming up with his next drama Ponniyin Selvan. The film maker has unveiled the first look poster of Ponniyin Selvan. The poster shows a sword with a golden hilt, bearing the tiger insignia, the Chola’ emblem along with the words 'Beginning of the golden era'. Double Oscar award winning music director AR Rahman is on the board for music, Ravi Varman will handle the cinematography, Sreekar Prasad for editing, Thotta Tharani for production design and writer Jeyamohan for dialogues.
The upcoming film is an adaption of Kalki Krishnamoorthy's historical period based novel with the same name - Ponniyin Selvin. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen as Nandini and Mandakini Devi, Trisha Trishana as Kundavai, Aishwarya Lekshmi as Poonguzhali, Keethy Suresh, Amala Paul and Jyotika have been roped in to play the crucial roles in this upcoming film.