Ponniyin Selvan Cast, Release Date, Story and First Look

Aishwarya Rai is all set to make her comeback to the big screen with a Tamil film directed by Mani Ratnam, Ponniyin Selvan. The movie is a huge budget movie with a grand starcast.

Ponniyin Selvan Storyline

Before jumping to the grand starcast of the movie, it is necessary to note the story too. Ponniyin Selvan is an adaptation of the 1955 legendary book by Kalki Krishnamurthy going by the same name depicting the story of the early days of Arulmozhivarman. The story is of the great emperor of the Chola dynasty, Rajaraja Chola I.

Ponniyin Selvan Starcast and Characters from Book

Ponniyin Selvan Characters

Ponniyin Selvan has one of the best star casts that one can imagine. After Bahubali, it can be assumed that Ponniyin has the biggest star cast. For the fourth time, Aishwarya will be collaborating with Mani Ratnam in Ponniyin Selvan after Guru, Raavanan and Iruvar. The big starcast of the movie include,

Real NameCharacter Name
Vikram Aditya Karikalan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Nandhini and Mandakini Devi
Sara Arjun Younger Nandhini
Trisha Kundavai
Karthi Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan
Jayam Ravi Arulmozhi Varman aka Ponniyin Selvan
Vikram Prabhu Senthan Amuthan
Jayaram Azhwarkadiyan Nambi
Prabhu Anirudha Brahmarayar
Aishwarya Lekshmi Poonguzhali
Sobhita Dhulipala Vaanathi
R. Sarathkumar Periya Pazhuvettarayar
R. Parthiban Chinna Pazhuvettaraiyar
Prakash Raj Sundhara Chozhar
Rahman Madhuranthagan 
Kishore Ravi Dasan
Ashwin Kakumanu Kandhamaran
Arjun Chidambaram Varanguna Pandiyan
Nizhalgal Ravi Kadambur Sambuvaraiyar
Riyaz Khan Soman Sambhavan
Lal Thirukovilur Mannan Malayaman
Mohan Raman Kudanthai Jothidar

The Controversy

Although it’s not a big controversy, recently, the pictures of Aishwarya from the set of Ponniyin
Selvan were leaked online. Aishwarya is supposed to be playing a double role in the movie,
Nandini, the protagonist and her blind mother, Mandakini Devi. The makers have however
decided to take strict action against all the handles that have shared the picture of Aishwarya
from the sets of Ponniyin Selvan.

Release Date

The movie is all set to be released next year, 2022. The music is composed by AR Rahman and
the current phase is being shot at Orchha, Gwalior.

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